Resident of Stavropol detained when handing $320k to FSB officer

Resident of Stavropol detained when handing $320k to FSB officer
Photo: ICR’s Investigative Directorate for the Stavropol Region

The security official was required to stop checking two enterprises.

Law enforcement agencies of the the city of Neftekumsk, the Stavropol Reguib, detained a local resident while he was handing over 19.985 million rubles ($ 320.000) to a senior security officer for particularly important cases of the FSB Directorate. The latter was supposed to terminate operational search activities in respect of two enterprises and provide general patronage to the bribe-giver. The suspect represented the interests of Region Special Ecology LLC and Yugstroy LLC, the regional ICR’s Directorate reported.

Investigators initiated a criminal case of bribery (part 5 of Article 291 CCRF) against the detainee. According to the investigation, the suspect offered the operative a bribe in May 2019. The investigation into the criminal case is underway.

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