Nizhny Novgorod customs official was caught on bribe of 250 thousand rubles
An officer of the Nizhny Novgorod Customs Service attempted to obtain a bribe for his aid in organizing the procurement for the needs of government agencies.
On August 12th, while trying to get the money, he was arrested. In the operation to terminate crime department employees of the Department for combating corruption of Nizhny Novgorod Customs Service, specialists of the department of economic security of Federal Security Service of Russia in Nizhny Novgorod Region and the representatives of the Volga Investigation Department of the ICR in the transport took part.
As noted in the press service of the Volga Customs Service, a corrupt official in their own ranks was determined in a series of events that are regularly conducted by officers of the Department for combating corruption of Nizhny Novgorod Customs Service in cooperation with law enforcement agencies.
Now law enforcement officers decide whether to initiate the criminal case on the given fact.
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