In Sverdlovsk Central Board of MIA was searched
According to sources, FSB officers were interested in the work of the anti-corruption departmen
FSB operatives raided the building of the MD of the MIA in the Sverdlovsk region on the Lenin avenue, 15. Operational activities took place on Thursday, 22 September, but the information was leaked to the media only today.
Ura.ru reported that employees of the Central Board asked to vacate their rooms and move to the auditorium for the smooth conduct of searches.
In the press service of the FSB the fact was confirmed, but did not disclose details. The official representative of the Department Kristina Letochnaya said only that "the work of investigators was the most correct."
According to Ura.ru, FSB officers were concerned by the work of the Office for Combating Economic Crimes and Anti-Corruption. According to one version, the search took place in the office of a senior management staff, in respect of which criminal proceedings were instituted in August. The name of the officer, as well as details of the case were not disclosed.
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