Former deputy head of investigative department to appear before court in bribery case
The suspect was detained by the FSB operatives; the investigation is completed.
The criminal case against the former deputy head of the Atkarsky Interdistrict Department of the ICR’s Investigative Directorate for the Saratov Region, Konstantin Leontyev, was forwarded to the court. According to the investigators, Leontyev received a bribe in the amount of 200,000 rubles ($ 3000) from a police officer. For this money, Leontyev allegedly promised not to bring the policeman to criminal responsibility, Versiya Saratov reports.
The investigation established that Leontyev extorted the bribe from August to September 2017. On October 10, 2018, the deputy head of the investigative department was detained by the FSB operatives. Leontyev pleads innocent. He faces up to 12 years in prison.
Consolidator of metropolitan lands: Empire of Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of Klin District, collapses
According to Aleksander Kurennoy, an official representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the watchdog authority is about to file with the Klin Town Court of the Moscow Region a lawsuit to confiscate assets worth in total 4 billion rubles ($62.1 million) from Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of the Klin District. Aleksander Postrigan’ was arrested in June 2018 on suspicion of exceeding official powers and remains in detention since then. The CrimeRussia was figuring out the origin of billions of rubles and hundreds of real properties belonging to the Honorable Builder of the Moscow Region, business affairs of his relatives and friends, and why the official was busted for corruption so many years after pulling off his criminal schemes.