Kaliningrad: bailiffs' OCG took bribes from debtors
Bailiffs terminated enforcement proceedings against the debtor and eased restrictions on travel abroad for the bribe.
Employees of the Kaliningrad region MIA have identified an organized criminal group, which consisted of the bailiffs, who terminated enforcement proceedings against the debtor and eased restrictions on travel abroad for the bribe.
According to the press service of the Russian Interior Ministry, the group, consisting of ordinary employees of the Federal Bailiffs Service (FPPS) on Kaliningrad and managers, has been identified as a result of the operational work of the regional UEBiPK.
It collected enough evidence for a criminal case under Art. 290 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Taking) against the Head of the Kaliningrad FPPS, his deputy and bailiff. All of them are placed under arrest in the pre-trial detention center.
However, the investigation of this case has not yet been finalized, the press-service of Ministry of Internal Affairs reported. The staff of the ICR and UEBiPK now sets other possible persons involved in the commission of corruption offenses in the framework of the criminal case.
Head of MIA Directorate in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District Vasily Romanitsa has commented on a corruption scandal that struck the district traffic police and resulted in five traffic cops being arrested.
Last week the whole country celebrated a landmark date - 99 years since the day of the transport police formation. However, the North-West Internal Affairs Directorate on transport was upset. Recently, the department came in sight of public due to scandals: drug trafficking, kidnapping, extortion, public fights.