Prosecutor General's Office: Transportation Inspection Service ex-employee Komarov has nothing to do with 66-car-purchase
The former official also denies any involvement in the car scandal.
The Prosecutor General’s Office specified that Alexander Komarov, the former employee of Federal Transportation Inspection Service (Rostransnadzor), who was dismissed in 2018, and the former official of the department, whose wife bought 66 cars, were different people. Komarov also rejected the presence of a large fleet and promised to sue for the protection of honor and dignity.
The car scandal occurred in 2016-2017, at the same time the culprit was dismissed, the official representative of the department Alexander Kurennoy assured RIA Novosti. However, he doubted the judicial perspective of Komarov’s lawsuits.
Earlier, Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika, in an interview with Kommersant, spoke about an official from Rostransnadzor, who had been dismissed at the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office, as the supervisor found 66 cars at the spouse of the civil servant. Such expenses could not be at odds with official's family income. Mediazona decided found only one employee in the register of dismissed persons, Komarov.
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