Scheme of bribery: get $3.300-bribe, pay $5.000-fine
A police mayor was detained red-handed when receiving money. However, the court has qualified his actions as swindling.
The court has sentenced the former head of the MIA Department for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption interregional department No. 8 in Udmurtia to a fine of 300 thousand rubles ($5 thousand) on charges of fraud with the use of official position, Kommersant reports citing the regional FSB office.
According to the investigation, MIA Mayor Sergey Zorin has extorted 200 thousand rubles ($3.3 thousand) from an official of the Udmurt paramilitary detachment for the prevention of emergencies and the elimination of open gas and oil fountains – a branch of the North-Eastern Anti-Fountain Militarized Unit Emergency and Rescue Formation.
The publication notes that in exchange for this money, the police officer promised assistance in achieving the decision not to institute criminal proceedings. However, investigators found that the mayor had no authority to do so, so his actions were qualified as swindling. At the same time, the publication notes, the UEBiPK officer was detained red-handed when receiving the requested amount.
Kadyrov made Mohamed Salah, a forward for Liverpool and the Egyptian national team, a Chechen citizen of honor. The City of Grozny organized a celebratory supper for Egyptian football players after a prayer at the Serdtse Chechny (‘Chechnya's Heart’) Mosque.
Previously, thief in law Aleksandr Makaryan (Alo) faced a similar charge for marijuana possession. They both were detained along with 30 more thieves and crime lords during a major ‘purge’ conducted by Armenian law enforcers after Nikol Pashinyan came to power.
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