Employee of Rosprirodnadzor detained for extortion of money
Assistant of the Federal Nature Management Supervision Service Head Dmitry Valenza and his accomplice businessman Rafis Kupkenov are detained in Moscow.
As the senior assistant of the Head of the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigtive Committee of the Russian Federation in Moscow reported to TASS, they are suspected of attempted swindle of 15 million rubles.
The Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation initiated a criminal case under part 3 of Art. 30, part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Attempted Swindling on an especially large scale).
According to case papers, in December, 2016 the employee of Rosprirodnadzor and his acquaintance entered into collusion for the purpose of embezzlement of money of the acting head of department of Rosprirodnadzor across the Central Federal District, concerning which functional audit check was carried out.
The suspects suggested the object of a racketing to solve his problem for 15 million rubles, what was a notorious swindle as the investigation believes, because actually racketeers had no such opportunities.
On December 26, Valenza and Kupkenov were detained, while receiving a part of the required amount. During interrogation they admitted their guilt. In the nearest future charge will be brought to them and the measure of restraint is chosen.
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