Novgorod the Deputy detained in Moscow when receiving two million dollars
The Deputy of the Novgorod regional Duma was detained in Moscow on suspicion in swindle in especially large size (part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code). This is stated in the message on the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
33-year-old legislator learned about the criminal case (what kind not specified), the defendants who are in custody, and said a friend of one of them that he allegedly has extensive contacts in law enforcement. For two million dollars, he proposed to solve the issue of changing the measure of restraint for the accused and positively influence the course of the investigation.
“December 6, 2016 upon receipt of funds in the framework of operational activities, held in Moscow, the Deputy was detained by law enforcement officers”, — stated in the SC.