Probe launched into bribery during Zimnyaya Vishnya mall reconstruction
Main Directorate on Major Crimes Investigation of the the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation launched probe under Part 6 of Article 290, Part 5 of Article 291, Part 4 of Article 291.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (bribe-taking, bribe-giving, mediation in bribery).
According to the investigation, from 2013 to 2014, the CEO of Kemerovo Confectionery Combine OJSC Vyacheslav Vishnevsky through the mediation of Viktor Efimkin had given a 7 million rubles bribe to Tanziliya Komkova, head of the State Construction Inspection of Kemerovo Region, her son Eduard Komkov and the CEO of ISK Resource Nikita Cherednichenko. They all had acted as an organized group. The bribe had been intended also for illegal actions and inaction in favor of the CEO of Kemerovo Confectionery Combine OJSC during Zimnyaya Vishnya mall reconstruction in Kemerovo.
Cherednichenko and Komkov were already charged with bribe-taking. The investigation regards the actions of Vyacheslav Vishnevsky as an offence under Part 5 of Article 291of the Criminal Code of Russia (bribe-giving), he is considered to be one of the accused. The investigation seeks from the court the pre-trial custody for the detainees.
After committing a crime in 2016, Vishnevsky had left Russia and still lives in Spain, for which reason the investigation intends to declare him on the international wanted list.
Official spokesperson for the Investigative Committee of Russia S. Petrenko
01 November 2018 12:43
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