The Russian Minister refused a large bribe



The Minister of enterprise, trade and tourism of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Irina High was from a bribe in the amount of two hundred thousand rubles. About this newspaper “Izvestia” on Friday, January 25.

According to investigators, the bribe the official has offered the General Director of “Yakut fair” Mikhail Fedorov for a balance transfer in the company of a number of tourist sites, as well as assistance in conclusion of contracts.

Fedorov was detained on January 20 in a hotel complex while trying to bribe the Minister. The operation was carried out at the request of the Minister. The CEO admitted his guilt, accusation under article about bribery of a public official in a large size.

After the incident, the High began to receive threatening phone calls. “I started to say that nothing I did all this that he’s from a very influential family, his grandfather the Prosecutor that the mother worked for many years in the Prosecutor’s office. Said that I will answer for it, including physically”, — quotes its “Interfax”.

The company “Yakut fair” established in 2014, is a subordinate establishment of the Ministry of external relations and Affairs of the peoples of the region. The main activity — carrying out of exhibitions.

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