MOSCOW, February 10 – RIA Novosti. Officials of the North Caucasian operational customs suspected of bribery have been taken into custody, said Elena Markovskaya, senior assistant to the head of the Moscow interregional transport department of the RF IC.
Earlier it was reported that a group of employees of the North Caucasian customs department was detained in the case of receiving 10 million rubles of a bribe. “The head of the department for combating economic customs offenses of the North Caucasian operational customs and the senior investigator for especially important cases of the department of inquiry organization of the North Caucasian operational customs North Caucasian Customs Directorate (SKTU), suspected of committing a crime … attempted bribe … have been taken into custody, “Markovskaya said.
As she said, in December 2020, the senior investigator for particularly important cases of the department for organizing the inquiry of the North Caucasian operational customs and the head of the department for combating economic customs offenses agreed on a bribe from the entrepreneur. The money was intended for the failure to bring an entrepreneur to criminal liability in the framework of the case on the fact of inaccurate declaration when importing consumer goods.
“To implement the plan, the suspect attracted a man he knew earlier, who, acting as an intermediary, put forward to the entrepreneur the need to transfer 10 million rubles for committing the above-mentioned deliberately illegal inaction. When transferring part of the funds in the amount of 5 million rubles, the latter was detained red-handed” – said Markovskaya.