Russian investigator suspected of taking bribes

Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation: a criminal case has been initiated on a bribe against an investigator from the Tomsk region Arefiev Tomsk region Sergey Arefiev, who received a bribe on an especially large scale. This is reported by TASS with reference to the press service of the department.

According to the investigation, an investigator from the department headed by Arefyev was conducting a criminal case on the fact of tax evasion by the management of one of the local companies. “Wanting to receive a bribe for its termination, Arefyev found an intermediary who brought this information to the founder of the legal entity,” the Investigative Committee reported.

Arefyev himself also met with the executive director of the company and demanded that a bribe be transferred to him on an especially large scale … The founder of the company appealed to law enforcement agencies, further negotiations on the date and time of the transfer of the bribe took place under the control of law enforcement officers. Arefiev's mediator and he himself were detained while transferring a bribe on Thursday, December 2. The investigation intends to ask the court to take them into custody.

Earlier, the Yalta City Court sentenced the former interim deputy head of the Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Yalta to 13 years in a strict regime colony for accepting a bribe of $ 100,000. According to the investigation, the investigator received money through a lawyer so as not to initiate a criminal case against a resident of a neighboring state, who was accused of fraud with land plots in Yalta. During the investigation, two more episodes of bribes were identified.



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