Deputy head of administration of Kursk suspected of complicity in extortion

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The Deputy head of administration of Kursk detained on suspicion in complicity in extortion, according to the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia.

As noted by the SC of the Russian Federation, Kursk region investigators are investigating a criminal case against one of the leaders of the criminal environment Dmitry volobuyeva. In particular, it is noted that to the investigators turned entrepreneur who was built garazhno-stroitelnyjj KOOPERATIV of the 240 garages. Volobuev and others, giving the head of the organization pressure and threatening him with violence, demanded to give to the person in whose interests they acted, ownership of 20 garage boxes cost more than 8 million rubles, said RF IC.

«In committing the crime suspected and the Deputy head of the administration of the city of Kursk, which, according to investigators, took part in it… Brought criminal case on signs of the crime… «the extortion made by a group of persons in especially large size», on suspicion in Commission of which detained the Deputy head of the city administration of Kursk», — stated in the message of the RF IC.

It is noted that the investigators will soon present Volobueva and the Deputy head of administration of Kursk charges. The suspected complicity of officials will decide on the arrest.

The representative of the administration of Kursk confirmed to RIA Novosti that Deputy head of the city administration Nikolai Zaitsev arrested Wednesday after searches of his office.

«Yes, he is arrested, before the arrest in his office were searched,» — said the Agency interlocutor, noting that her unknown reason for the detention.

In early June, the investigating authorities detained the Deputy Governor of the Kursk region Vasily Zubkov, who is accused of receiving a bribe from an entrepreneur in a garage, June 7, Moscow’s Basmanny court arrested him for two months.

Earlier in June, reported that the Vice-Governor of Vladimir region for property and land relations Elena Mazanko accused of receiving bribes in the amount of not less than 3 million rubles. Earlier criminal case about bribe reception in especially large size have been brought against former Vice-Governor of Vladimir region, Dmitry Khvostov. A criminal case was also instituted against the Deputy Governor of the Kursk region Vasily Zubkov, he is suspected of receiving bribes. In April criminal charges of receiving bribes were brought against the former head of the Mari El Republic Leonid Markelov and the head of Udmurtia Alexander Solovyov. In June, the investigators of SK of the Russian Federation together with employees of FSB have detained the Governor of the Kirov region Nikita Belykh red-handed while receiving a bribe in one of capital restaurants. In September 2015 the Investigative Committee of Russia stopped activity of criminal group, headed by the head of Komi Vyacheslav Gaizer. The Geiser was charged with fraud, bribery, creation of an organized criminal group and money laundering.

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