Samara: former deputy sentenced to five years' imprisonment for large bribe
Vladimir Syusin received 1.2 million rubles ($21.300) from a local entrepreneur for ‘covering’ car wash.
The court in Samara jailed former Duma deputy Vladimir Syusin for five years in a general-regime penal colony for receiving 1.2 million rubles in bribes, the press office of the ICR regional department reported on Wednesday, April 19.
As it was established during the investigation, Syusin received money from the local businessman for "general patronage over the functioning of the car wash." As the ICR noted, previously Syusin had received 15% of the monthly profits (totaling more than a million rubles) from the functioning of the car wash. In addition, the deputy and his family members were provided with car washing services at a low price.
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