Ingush Social Insurance Fund searched amid anti-corruption crusade

Ingush Social Insurance Fund searched amid anti-corruption crusade
Reasons unknown

It is reported that the seizure of documents is carried out by seconded investigators.

Searches are conducted in the building of the Social Insurance Fund (FSS) of the Russian Federation in Ingushetia, Interfax reports citing its sources. According to the interlocutor of the agency, the seizure of documents is carried out by "seconded security officials".

The source does not name the reason for the searches and their initiators.

RBC reports that the FSS in Ingushetia confirms the seizure of documents. At the same time, the fund tells that there are no searches. The fund officer adds that he does not know whether the investigators are local or not.

"They came, they asked for some documents, we gave them," the source says.

Previously, it was reported on searches at the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Health, the education authorities, the Federal Bailiff Service and other law enforcement agencies, including city and district offices in Dagestan. In February an interdepartmental commission consisted of the Prosecutor General's Office, the FSB, the Interior Ministry and the Ministry of Internal Affairs staff arrived in Dagestan to conduct an anti-corruption operation. As a result, former Acting Prime Minister of Dagestan Abdusamad Hamidov, his deputies Shamil Isayev and Rajudin Yusufov, as well as former Head of the Ministry of Education Shahabas Shahov were arrested. Officials are accused of especially large scale Swindling (part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code) with budgetary funds allocated for the implementation of social programs in Dagestan. Presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the mass detention of officials, says that the anti-corruption campaign in Russia will go beyond the detention of officials in Dagestan. According to Peskov, the crusade against corruption is ongoing throughout Russia.

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