In Krasnoyarsk attorney arrested for attempting to transfer 2mln rubles bribe as intermediary
The FSB operatives detained Olga Ganyushkina on receiving money from the relatives of her client.
Olga Ganyushkina, a member of the First Krasnoyarsk Krai Bar Association, was detained on February 8 by FSB officers on suspicion of mediating a bribe on a particularly large scale, the Krasnoyarsk Krai Main Investigative Department of the ICR reported.
The preliminary investigation established that between the defendants for drug trafficking on a large scale and an official of one of the district courts of the city, an agreement was reached on the transfer of a bribe in the amount of 2 million rubles ($30,550) for issuing a lighter sentence. Lawyer Olga Ganyushkina, according to investigators, acted as an intermediary.
She was detained on Friday while receiving money from a relative of the defendant. During the interrogation, she confessed. A criminal case was initiated against a lawyer under Part 4 of Art. 291.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Mediation in bribery, committed on a large scale).