Condemned to uncover the corruption in the FSB, the former Kremlin official


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The former head of Department of the presidential administration of Russia to ensure the constitutional rights of citizens, FSB Colonel Mikhail Gorbatov was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison. About it reports “Kommersant”.

Gorbatov was convicted of a large fraud. In addition to the prison sentence, the Colonel was awarded a penalty in the amount of 250 thousand rubles. It is forbidden to occupy posts in state and municipal service within two years.

As has established a consequence, during the Commission of a crime Gorbatov was a senior security officer of the 11th division of the “K” dealing with disclosure of crimes in credit-financial sphere. He and two other defendants extorted money from the owners of pawnshops, scaring their alleged investigations by the FSB. So the crooks got 100 thousand dollars and also values for the sum more than one million dollars.

After eight months spent in prison accomplices Gorbatov confessed to the crime and made a deal with the investigation. He also provided new evidence that revealed the criminal activities of high-ranking employees of Department “K” of the FSB, including the head of the banking Department Cyril Cherkalin and colonels Andrei Vasilyev and Dmitry Frolov.

The Cherkalin, Vasiliev and Frolov have detained at the end of April. The former head of the banking Department accused of stealing 490 million rubles. As a result of searches in apartments of the colonels found the cash in rubles, dollars and euros — a total of 12 billion rubles.

Cherkalin also is suspected of receiving bribes in the amount of 850 thousand dollars for the protection of one of the commercial firms in the period from 2013 to 2015.

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