Involved in case of bribes in Rostransnadzor became more than 20 people
During a search in the agency the Ministry of Internal Affairs officers found 15 bank cards, issued on figureheads.
More than 20 people are suspected of involvement in bribery case for Rostransnadzor, wrote TASS. According to investigators, the organized group carried out the protection of private companies involved in transportation.
As the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Irina Volk reported, during searches in the department there were found 15 bank cards, registered on straw men. Furthermore, it was found documents proving the existence of illegal activity, including: lists of organizations that transmit monetary reward officials and inspection materials, discontinued after the bribe. Law enforcement officers also conducted investigative activities in places of residence and employment of more than 20 defendants in the case. According to discovered facts there have been opened a criminal case under part 6 of Article 290 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Giving) and part 5, Art. 291 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Taking).
On September 28 Rostransnadzor was searched. According to investigators, members of the territorial state road supervision of the Central Control Unit (UGADN) patronized commercial companies engaged in transport services for a cash reward. According to preliminary data, the total amount of bribes amounted to over 1,150 million rubles.
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