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The head of the Rosselkhoznadzor accused of extorting half a million dollars
28 May 2020, 16:42
The head of the Rosselkhoznadzor accused of extorting half a million dollars
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The head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Sergei Dankvert was accused of extorting a bribe of $ 500 thousand for lifting restrictions on the supply of Mlecovita products from Poland. The Kremlin said it was "hard to imagine."

This was reported by the REN-TV channel, citing its own source. The source of Kommersant confirmed the fact of filing an application.

According to the interlocutor of the channel, the representative of "Mlecovity" turned to the Moscow Ministry of Internal Affairs. He said that the president of the company, Darush Sapinski, is demanding money. According to the source of the publication, not only Dankvert, but also his deputy Konstantin Savenkov may be involved in extortion. An alleged lawyer Suzdaltsev acted as an intermediary.

- Businessmen reported that negotiations regarding the transfer of funds allegedly took place in November last year. And they even indicated a restaurant on Presnenskaya embankment, where they had a place to be, REN-TV reports the words of its interlocutor.

Reports of extortion by the head of the Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal service for veterinary and phytosanitary surveillance) are checked in the Kremlin.

- We do not know how reliable they are (messages), how true they are. It is very difficult to imagine such a thing, ”said Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for the Russian president.

Recall that it became known about the detention for exceeding the official powers of the Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of North Ossetia Chermen Mamiev.