Former Head of Vladimir region Federal Tax Service detained for bribe-taking

Former Head of Vladimir region Federal Tax Service detained for bribe-taking
Sergey Koshelev

The question of electing him a measure of restraint is being decided.

Law enforcement officers detained Sergey Koshelev, the former Head of the Federal Tax Service of the Vladimir region. He is suspected of taking a bribe on an especially large scale. A criminal case was initiated under part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Taking on an especially large scale).

It is known that the case against Koshelev is investigated by the ICR together with the Anti-Corruption Department of the regional Ministry of Internal Affairs. The detention took place on the evening of 11 January. At the moment, the court chooses a preventive measure. Details of the offense committed are not specified.

Sergey Koshelev headed the department of the Federal Tax Service in the Vladimir region from 2013 to 2017. In April last year, he headed the regional department for the development of entrepreneurship. In this position, Koshelev worked until October.

Note that Koshelev is already the fourth high-ranking Vladimir official, suspected of corruption crimes. Under investigation there are two vice-governors of the Vladimir region - Elena Mazanko and Dmitry Khvostov, as well as Head of the Nature and Environmental Protection department Alexey Migachev.

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