FSB detained Magnitogorsk Assembly deputy

FSB detained Magnitogorsk Assembly deputy
Artem Cherepanov

The suspect was caught red-handed.⁠

Deputy of the city Assembly and senior physician of the city hospital No. 2 Artem Cherepanov was detained by the FSB officers in Magnitogorsk.

The press service of the FSB of the region told that the suspect was detained red-handed at the time of receiving a bribe. All operative materials were sent to the Investigative Committee for verification. The investigation is being carried out by the Ordzhonikidzevsky Interdistrict Investigation Department.

"He was caught red-handed in the workplace receiving money," the press service of the regional FSB commented.

The Investigative Committee has not commented yet.

Artem Cherepanov began his medical activity in Magnitogorsk city hospital No. 4 as an anesthesiologist-resuscitator. From 1997 to 2002, he headed the Magnitogorsk City Foundation Drug Free World. Since 2002 he worked in the State Unitary Enterprise Magnitogorsk Balneary as deputy director; in 2010 he took the chair of the senior physician of the institution. Mr. Cherepanov headed city hospital No. 2 in 2012. He is repeatedly elected member of the meeting of deputies of Magnitogorsk, currently he holds the post of deputy chairman of the commission on social policy and public relations.



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