Voronezh: deputy head of Economic Security and Anti-Corruption Department of MIA’s regional Main Directorate detained
Vitaly Chermanshentsev is suspected of swindling.
Employees of directorates of the Federal Security Service and the Investigative Committee of Russia in Voronezh region have detained a deputy head of the Economic Security and Anti-Corruption Department of MIA’s Main Directoratev in Voronezh region Vitaly Chermanshentsev, reports Kommersant.
Sources of Kommersant say the law enforcer is accused of swindling on an especially large scale (item 3 of article 30, item 4 of article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). He is believed to have received money through an intermediary.
Employee of the same department of the local airline Evgeny Mladov had earlier been detained.
The investigation theory is that he had fraudulently attempted to receive 10 million rubles ($158 thousand) from a director of a chain store Gryadka, having promised to stop a case against the entrepreneur. At the present time, Mladov is in a remand prison.
Russian MIA General Administration for Voronezh region are carrying out inspection. There’s no information whether Mladov and Chermanshentsev have ties to each other.
Russians have been standing for their rights more aggressively since the controversial pension reform, worsened financial situation and social unrest against the background of the elections to the Moscow City Duma.