Assistant to head Rosrybolovstva arrested in Moscow for a bribe in $3 million

In Moscow detained the assistant to the head of the Agency, it happened while trying to obtain a bribe of $3 million, reports “Interfax” citing a source in law enforcement bodies. Information about the detention confirmed to TASS a source in the Federal Agency for fishery. According to him, it is about the Advisor to the head of Department Yury Khokhlov.

According to “Interfax”, the official for the money promised to help in the appointment of an unnamed citizen to a senior position Kamchatka research Institute of fisheries and Oceanography (Kamchatgtu, included in the Federal Agency for fishery). The Agency has provided assistance to law enforcement agencies, and Ukrainians from the Department already laid off, said the source TASS. The details and the reasons why the Agency refused to disclose.

Law enforcement agencies have not confirmed the fact of detention. However, according to “Novaya Gazeta”, the operation was conducted by employees of management of FSB in the Central Federal district, and another on may 27. This information publication confirmed the sources in the secret service. In comments to the newspaper the head of the press service of the Agency Ksenia Timakova found it difficult to name the date of dismissal Khokhlova, saying only that it happened last week.

While the sources of “Novaya Gazeta” called another amount of a bribe — $5 million According to the publication, rapid development Khokhlova began in February, after the cancellation of results of elections of the rector Kamchatgtu. Official, the newspaper claimed, was part of the Commission, the audit of which the elections were canceled.

According to “Novaya Gazeta”, Ukrainians expressed their willingness to cooperate with the investigation, in his testimony he claims to be a mediator, and the question of the approval of the head of the University is the responsibility of the head of Rosrybolovstvo Ilya Shestakov.