Two businessmen sentenced to 4 years' imprisonment for attempt to bribe Artek children's camp leadership
The Yalta City Court examined the criminal case against two local entrepreneurs who tried to persuade the leadership of the famous children's recreation camp to accept the contractor's terms and conditions of the state contract for bribes.
As the press service of the FSB department in the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol reported, the head of the Yalta company Eco-23 and the general director of the Analytical Laboratory of the Kuban LLC were found guilty by the court and sentenced to four years in prison and five million rubles ($83.500) fine each.
For an attempt to bribe the management of the international children's camp Artek, entrepreneurs will spend, according to the court decision, the next four years in a penal colony of strict regime.
In particular, the court found that commercial director of Eco-23 LLC S.A. Murtuzov and general director of Analytical Laboratory of the Kuban LLC E.S. Gambarov tried to persuade the management of Artek to illegally sign documents on the fulfillment of all the terms of the state contract for the development of environmental documentation. For these illegal actions, entrepreneurs offered 1 million rubles ($16.700) to officials.
Operatives of the FSB detained the bribe-takers at the time of the transfer of money, after which the investigative authorities of Yalta initiated a criminal case against them under part 4 of Art. 291 of the Criminal Code (Bribe-Giving to an official by a group of persons on a preliminary conspiracy in a large scale).