Transparency International found undeclared mansion of ex-head of Federal Customs Service
Russian office of international organization Transparency International found undeclared mansion of the former Head of the Federal Customs Service.
Andrey Belyaninov’s mansion was not declared in his tax declaration of 2015, though in the declaration of 2014 was a house in area of 1,5 thousands square meters. Transcript from the cadaster register confirmed that Belyaninov still owns the mansion.
According to the Transparency International’s report, in accordance with legislative of the Russian Federation, Belyaninov should have been fired for not declaring the mansion. The organization raised doubts about competence of state employees, responsible for the declaration’s inspection.
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