Searching for “torpedos” in GUEBiPK
The MIA General Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption (GUEBiPK) is searched.
The FSB and the MIA BIA conduct investigative actions in the MIA GUEBiPK. According to Life, the searches are connected with the case of provoking the bribe taking. It is reported that so-called "torpedos", operatives, who under the guise of businessmen or interested customers come to the officials and provoke them to take bribes or kickbacks, become the reason for the raid.
Earlier, for similar crimes there were detained Head of the Russian Interior Ministry GUEBiPK Denis Sugrobov and his deputy Boris Kolesnikov. According to investigators, security forces officers tried to substitute the FSB officer, in particular, they planned to pass themselves off as businessmen and offer to take them "under the roof" for 10 thousand dollars a month. Also, some ordinary employees involving in shell schemes were arrested. Later, during interrogation, Kolesnikov fell from the 6th floor window and died. It is believed that he committed suicide. Sugrobov is in custody. The investigation into his case continues behind closed doors. The former corruption fighter is charged with 21 episodes. Investigators believe that at the order of General Denis Sugrobov, his subordinates and agents of defendants there were fabricated nearly 30 criminal cases.
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