Yekaterinburg deputy head of Federal Bailiffs’ Service detained in bribery case
Yelena Sidorova is suspected of accepting a large bribe.
Yekaterinburg Investigative Committee and Federal Security Service have detained Yelena Sidorova, the deputy head of the regional office of the Federal Bailiffs’ Service, reports Znak.com. According to the source, Sidorova is charged with accepting a bribe on a large scale (Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Investigative Committee of the Sverdlovsk region is working on the case.
Sidorova’s house has reportedly been searched. She did not appear at work on May 24, a source at the regional Federal Bailiffs’ Service said.
Investigative Committee said in a press release that the department, in cooperation with the FSB of Russia, is in the process of establishing all the circumstances of the crime. Details are not disclosed in the interests of the investigation.
Yelena Sidorova has been with the Sverdlovsk Federal Bailiffs’ Service since 2006. She took the post of deputy head of the department in September 2014. Sidorova oversaw the enforcement proceedings department, people’s addresses department, and documentation department.
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