Ex-Deputy Head of Moscow Judicial Department goes on trial for bribe
Former Deputy Head of the Judicial Department in Moscow Mikhail Veliksar and businessman Alexander Levchenko stand trial for receiving and giving bribes amounting to almost one million rubles, according to the website of the Prosecutor General of Russia.
According to investigators, Veliksar was responsible for the treaty making and performance of state contracts and approval of documents required for the transfer of funds to contractors for work performed and services rendered. It is reported that from June 2013 to September 2014 he received bribes in the amount of 70 thousand rubles per month from Director General of Aventa 2000 LLC Levchenko.
As noted, for this money the official promised to assist at the conclusion of state contracts, including current maintenance and repair of the buildings of Moscow district courts, to ensure timely and untrammeled transfer of money to the bank account.
"The total amount of bribes reaches 980 000 rubles. The criminal case is removed to the Presnensky District Court of Moscow for trial. The accused are under recognizance not to leave and proper behavior," - the statement claimed.
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