Major of FSIN General Administration sent to prison for two years for large-scale bribe

Major of FSIN General Administration sent to prison for two years for large-scale bribe

The court established that the Deputy Chief of the Department of logistic support received half a million rubles from his acquaintance.

In Nizhny Novgorod the Major of the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) on area is sentenced to two years of standard regime penal colony for taking a bribe in the amount of half a million rubles ($8500) from his acquaintance. As the investigation established, deputy chief of department of logistic support of system of punishments took money for assistance in the parole of the wife of his acquaintance though in fact he could not affect it.

It is specified that the first part of money - 300 thousand rubles, was transferred to the major in June, 2015, and in April of the 2016th he received 200 thousand more. The second tranche allegedly intended to officials whose powers include decision making about parole.

In court the defendant admitted his guilt only partially and refused evidence.⁠

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