Leningrad Region: police major detained on suspicion of major bribery

Leningrad Region: police major detained on suspicion of major bribery

The head of the anti-corruption department demanded money from an entrepreneur for non-initiation of a criminal case.

In Lodeynoye Pole, officers of the Internal Security Department detained a police major, Maxim Loyev, 35, on suspicion of receiving a large bribe from a businessman for not initiating a criminal case. The head of the department for combating economic crimes and fighting corruption of the MIA Department for the Lodeynopolsky District was detained red-handed, the publication 47news writes.

Loyev received a bribe of 300,000 rubles ($ 4,600) on June 10 in an office on Svirskaya Street in Podporozhye. Operatives immediately detained him along with the intermediary, who was the policeman’s friend. A bribery case was initiated against Loyev (section “c” of part 5 of Article 290 CCRF), against a friend of a police officer a case on mediation was opened (section “b” of part 3 of Article 291.1 CCRF), the ICR’s press service reports.

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