Head of North-West Spetsstroy Department is suspected of taking bribes
It is assumed that he could earn more than 60 million rubles on the kickbacks for the allocation of government contracts.
With regard to Alexander Shashkin, who was detained yesterday in Pulkovo, a criminal case under article Bribery in a Profit-making Organisation (Art. 204 of the Criminal Code) is opened. The investigation believeв that the Head of Srecial Construction Department №3 at Spetsstroy could be involved in taking bribes in the amount of 61 million rubles for the allocation of government contracts.
Shashkin's colleagues were arrested in March this year - Alexey Kalyabin Sergey Bazarnov, Sergey Petrov and Igor Nevolin. The Main Department of Special Construction №3 on Mir Street in St. Petersburg was searched.
As follows from the case, one of the counts of the Main Department of Special Construction №3’s staff received almost 900 thousand rubles, pushing for a commercial structure to enter into a lucrative contract for themselves.
The Main Department of Special Construction №3 of Spetsstroy executes largest state property in the Northwest. Among them there are Leningrad NPP, the repair of military camps and construction of a radar station in Leningrad region. At the same time, the company serves 55% of the work, on the other it announces tenders.
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