Krasnoyarsk official caught receiving $22.000 bribe
The government official 'assisted' the local businessmen in registration of land plots.
Director of a municipal government institution of the Kuraginsky district is suspected of receiving bribes in the amount of 1.3 million rubles (22 thousand dollars). This is reported by the press service of the ICR Main Investigations Directorate in the region.
According to the investigation, from August to December 2016, the official received money from five local entrepreneurs in exchange for assistance with the registration of land. In particular, director helped registering objects of unauthorized construction, obtaining the pre-emptive right to land plot lease, and commissioning a shopping center.
As a result, a criminal case under Bribe-Taking by an Official has been initiated against the detainee. Investigation is currently looking into the circumstances of the crimes; a number of examinations has been appointed.
Viktor Zakharchenko, who is accused of embezzlement of 4 million rubles (~70.000 USD) from the funds of the bank Moskovskoye Ipotechnoye Agentstvo (Moscow Mortgage Agency), was placed under house arrest.
Officer of the FSB in Moscow and the region Pyotr Koryugin participated in the extortion of 2 million rubles ($34.800) from an Azerbaijani citizen, and he warned a drug dealer about a forthcoming search for 300.000 rubles ($5200).