First deputy head of North Caucasus railway caught taking $24.000 bribe
Russian Railways reported that they have fired the man.
The first deputy head of the North Caucasus Railway (a branch of Russian Railways) has been detained for taking a bribe of 1.5 million rubles ($24.000), reported the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation.
According to the investigation, the top manager received the money from a representative of a commercial company, promising "unimpeded promotion of train" in return.
Russian Railways said the name of the detainee, Alexey Chernyaev. They also stressed that he was dismissed on July 1 due to the fact that he became involved in the criminal case.
The company added that they are willing to assist in the investigation.