Ural region: Former Beloyarsky urban district deputy head faces 10 years in high-security prison for kickbacks
Prosecutors asked to sentence former Beloyarsky urban district Deputy Head Sergey Prokhorenko to 10 years in high-security prison and fine him for 210 million rubles during his trial.
Sergey Prokhorenko is suspected of violating article 290, part 6 (Bribe-Taking on an Especially Large Scale) of the Russian Criminal Code, according to the Office of Public Affairs of the Sverdlovsk Region Public Prosecutor’s Office.
Prokhorenko offered helping a for-profit company CEO with getting municipal contracts, according to investigators. The company builds gas boiler houses. He wanted 10% of such contracts value in exchange. Their agreement resulted in a 9 million ruble contract for construction of a gas boiler houses in the Nekrasovo village. Prokhorenko’s kickback amounted to 3.3 million rubles paid to him in several installments. The contractor revived the total of 33 million rubles.
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