Former Major of Federal Security Service gets 10 years for taking millions in bribes

 Former Major of Federal Security Service gets 10 years for taking millions in bribes
Ivan Starykh

The sentence was delivered by Krasnodar garrison court.

Krasnodar garrison court found an ex-Major of the Federal Security Service Ivan Starykh guilty of taking bribes, reports Interfax with reference to the court’s data.

According to the sentence, Starykh took a bribe worth of 20 million rubles ($307 thousand) from senior executives of a daughter company of Gazprom located in the Kuban region. In exchange, the ex-Major promised his protection.

Starykh is sentenced under item 6 of article 290 (taking a bribe on an especially large scale) and item 1 of article 285 of Russia’s Criminal Code (abuse of official powers). He will spend 10 years in a strict regime colony. He also has to pay a fine worth of 20 million rubles ($$307 thousand).

The accused was also deprived of his Major title, and he has no right to hold positions in government bodies and local government bodies for 5 years.

The investigation determined that Starykh had arranged inspection of OOO Gazprom Transservis (a daughter company of PAO Gazprom) in Krasnodar region’s town of Temryuk. According to its results, the ex-Major threatened senior executives of the company with a criminal case, but agreed to keep silent for the bribe. The officer was detained when he was taking the bribe through an intermediary.

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