Vladivostok: Bosses of fighter against corruption to be held responsible
The law enforcer himself will be dismissed. He is charged with taking bribes from representatives of an illegal gambling business in the region.
In Vladivostok, an employee of the Department of Economic Security and Combatting Corruption of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the region will be dismissed after service check. In addition, a criminal case of a bribe has been initiated against the police officer; according to the investigation, he had received it from the owners of an illegal casino. The direct management of the gambling business 'protector' will be brought to disciplinary responsibility.
According to the regional Investigative Committee, the economic security employee received a bribe of about 120 thousand rubles ($2,000). In exchange for this amount, the police officer would turn a blind eye to the gambling organization's violations in the field of legislation.
Earlier in Vladivostok, participants of a criminal group engaged in organizing and conducting gambling were detained.
The prosecution has replaced life sentence for Lieutenant of the Federal Security Service (FSB) Aleksey Korotkov with 24 years behind bars in exchange for his support to the investigation: in particular, exposure of other gang’s members who had been dealing with murders of businessmen and random people for more than 10 years.