For bribe of 1 million rubles employee of Directorate of Transport Construction of the Smolny of Smolny was arrested
Earlier, the FSB has already come in the Directorate. Then there were suspicions on 2 state contracts in the amount of half a million rubles.
Investigative Committee in St. Petersburg opened two criminal cases on Bribe-Giving (Art. 291 of the Criminal Code) and Bribe-Taking (Art. 290 of the Criminal Code) in respect of an employee of the Directorate of Transport Construction of the Smolny and the representative of the commercial organization. According to Fontanka, the detention was conducted by the FSB of the Russian Federation on August 9 at the residential complex Grand Capital on the Matrosa Zheleznyaka street, 57. The businessman handed over a bribe of 1 million rubles to the engineer of technical supervision sector of the St. Petersburg Metro Directorate of Transport Construction Dmitry Uglovoy.
Recall that in May 2016 officers of economic security service of the FSB in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region came with searches in the Directorate of Transport Construction in respect of 2 state contracts with JSCo Metrostroy. They related to the land development constructions for four underground stations. A backlog of work estimated at 120 million rubles. A contract amount exceeded 500 million rubles.
Dmitry Uglov, according to Fontanka, agreed on detailed evidence and cooperation with the investigation.
The retired security official and two of his subordinates are suspected of an attempt to receive 31.5 million rubles ($470,610) from a construction company for its participation in the corporation’s tender.
Early in August, criminal ‘authority’ Yuri Esin a.k.a. Samosval (Dump Truck) has been detained in Moscow. In the 1990s he had a reputation of the ‘godfather’ of ‘Russian mafia’ in Italy and faced 75 years behind bars. The CrimeRussia was figuring out how could the 67-year-old criminal ‘authority’ having close ties with many thieves-in-law escape the Italian justice 20 years ago and avoid any issues with the Russian law enforcement authorities up until his recent arrest.