FSB cordons off block to nab deputy head of MIA anti-corruption department, North Ossetia
To capture the police colonel, the security forces cordoned off an entire block in Vladikavkaz.
FSB officers detained police colonel Albert Kozonov, the deputy head of the Economic Security and Anti-Corruption Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for North Ossetia, while he was accepting a bribe of more than 6 million rubles ($91.300). To capture Kozonov, the security services had to cordon off an entire block in Vladikavkaz, REN-TV reports.
There have been no official comments from law enforcement agencies.
It concerns entrepreneur Dmitry Motorin, Boris Usherovich, a co-owner of the Group of Companies 1520, and Novoe Vremya board member, Ivan Stankevich. Motorin is accused of giving a bribe on an especially large scale, and Stankevich and Usherovich are charged with bribe-taking.
This week, the judicial debates in the trial of Vladimir Barsukov-Kumarin charged with creation of Tambovskie organized criminal group have been finished in the Kuibyshevsky District Court of St. Petersburg. If the court upholds the stance of the state prosecution, the once-influential criminal ‘authority’ may be convicted to almost 25 years behind bars. In reality, this translates into a life term for the legend of criminal St. Petersburg.