Head of Russian Post’s Tyumen department accused of bribery

Head of Russian Post’s Tyumen department accused of bribery

The person of interest allegedly assisted contractors in accepting their work some of which was not even completed.

The prosecutor's office of Tyumen’s Central District approved the indictment in a criminal case against the former head of the local Russian Post’s department. The case was initiated under part 7 of Article 204 CCRF (bribery in a profit-making organisation) and part 5 of Article 292 CCRF (bribe-taking). In total, the accused allegedly received 2.8 million rubles ($ 42,200) from three contracting companies, whom he helped to deliver works, some of which were not even carried out, the press service of the regional prosecutor's office reports.

According to the investigation, the head of the department received money in 2010-2015, for which he assisted the contractors in signing acts and certificates of the cost of works performed. The criminal case was initiated on materials provided by the FSB Directorate for the Tyumen Region. The case will be considered in Tymen’s Central District Court.

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