Deputy Chief of the Pension Fund of Russia (PFR) Alexei Ivanov is suspected of receiving a number of bribes. This is reported by Kommersant, citing sources.
According to their data, Ivanova was not detained, but the amount of bribes is not big. It's about getting bribes worth a few million rubles. He is accused of receiving large-scale bribery (Article 6 of Article 290 of the Penal Code of the Russian Federation), the maximum sentence is up to 15 years in prison.
According to the investigators, the former vice-president of the FIU, who led the development of the IT infrastructure and informatization of the fund, acted as an intermediary, top manager of IT Integrator Technoser, Alexei Kopeykin. Co-owner Alexei Ananiev is also checked for involvement in the corruption scheme. Buyers were unidentified among former Technoserv executives and shareholders, sources say.
Earlier it was reported that Ivanov was found guilty and withdrew from his post.
On the afternoon of 11 July, the deputy chairman of the board of the Russian pension fund was arrested by law enforcement authorities on suspicion of bribery. "Investigative bodies receive the necessary assistance. The Foundation is working normally, "the FIU press service said. The criminal case against Ivanov was investigated by investigators at the headquarters of the Russian investigation committee.