Bribes under the protection of diplomats
Two FSB Colonel was sent to prison on corruption charges.
As it became known””, two of the Colonel of Central office of FSB was in jail on charges of extortion of bribes for the security of the main Directorate for servicing the diplomatic corps (GlavUpDK) at the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and its customers. According to investigators, officers received nearly a million rubles from the head of a private security company for the conclusion with it of the contract for 113 million rubles for the protection of objects of GlavUpDK. One of the defendants in the investigation agreed to cooperate with the investigation, but this fact did not protect him from arrest.
The head of one of the services of the Central apparatus of the FSB Andrei Kuternin and his Deputy Alexei Kostenkov charged with the military investigation Department of the TFR in Moscow in the Commission of a crime under paragraph “a” and “b” part 5 St. 290 criminal code (bribery in the large size a group of persons holding gosdolzhnosti). Both Colonel arrested in Moscow garrison military court that recently at the request of the investigation extended his remand.
As follows from the criminal case, it is based on content development of management of own safety (USB) the FSB. It asked the General Director of open company “chop “Unit-1″” Gleb Snitsarev who told him about the extortion of bribes by officers of the FSB, in charge of GlavUpDK under MFA of Russia.
According to the witness, the first 200 thousand rubles. he was transferred to the KGB in one of the cafes near the metro station “China town” in October last year, when there was a preparation of the contract between the GlavUpDK and Chop. Subsequently, he had to make several offerings, including increasing the number of protected objects in the contract.
The last envelope Mr. Snitsarev gave the officer Kostenkova already under control of employees of USB of the FSB. Detained red-handed Colonel Kostenko decided to cooperate with the investigation and took 200 thousand rubles in the office of his superior, Colonel Katerina. The next day, arriving at work, Andrew Kuternin found in the workplace employees of USB of the FSB and the envelope with the money. The officer said that it was a provocation, but the investigation and the military court, in which it requested did not believe him.
The reason for the arrest of Colonel Katerina was charged with committing a serious crime. According to APU TFR in virtue of the office he had the opportunity to contribute to the leadership of the chop in the conclusion of GlavUpDK of the Treaty of protection of objects. At the same time, decided the investigation and trial, the accused Kuternin “can take active steps to impede the criminal proceedings and hiding” from the investigation and trial, as a regular employee of FSB, has a special knowledge in the field of operational-investigative activity.