FSB detains two policemen for $24.100-extortion
According to investigators, Lieutenant-Colonel Andrey Belousov and Major Vitaly Mamonov extorted 1.5 million rubles ($24.100) from the owner of the construction company.
FSB officers detained head of the traffic police in the northern district of Moscow Lieutenant-Colonel Andrey Belousov and the investigator, Major Vitaly Mamonov, on suspicion of extortion of 1.5 million rubles from the owner of the construction company, REN TV reports.
According to the television channel, the police are charged with Swindling (Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). It is reported that they threatened the entrepreneur with the initiation of a criminal case and the attachment. As a result, the woman appealed to the police.
Suspects' apartments are searched. Both detainees testified.