The former head of the customs Vnukovo detained in the Omsk oblast

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The former head of the customs Vnukovo airport Novel Kurzenkova detained in the Omsk region while trying to cross the border with Kazakhstan. He was convoyed to Moscow, where the court will decide the issue of election to it measures of restraint

In the Omsk region detained the former head of the customs post of the airport “Vnukovo” Roman Kurzenkov who was wanted for involvement in the smuggling of goods through the “green corridor”. This was announced by the representative of the Moscow Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) on transport Tatyana Morozova.

According to her, Kurzenkov detained while trying to cross the border with Kazakhstan.

“He’s already transferred to Moscow, where petty-bourgeois court will consider the petition of the investigation about the detention,” — said Morozov (quoted by “Interfax”).

In April it became known about the arrest of three customs officials at Vnukovo airport on suspicion of abuse of office. Acting head of Department of special customs procedures No. 4 Michael Fast, the Deputy chief of Department of special customs procedures No. 3 Alex Plain and chief state customs inspector Igor Kudryashov was arrested. Kurzenkova managed to abscond.

In SKR say that Kurzenkov together with other unidentified officials at the airport’s customs organized channel through which illegally imported commercial quantities of goods through the “green corridor”. According to investigators, the goods were intended for sale in the domestic market. To illegal activities Kurzenkov also attracted FASTA, Platina Kudryashov.

According to investigators, from January 7 to March 3, 2016, thus illegally imported goods are of Turkish origin. They are imported 12 passengers of flight Istanbul — Moscow. In the TFR explained that Kurzenkov personally carried out the customs control of these passengers, not having the powers.

In March on suspicion in a bribe in $4 thousand, was detained the head of the police Department of the airport Vnukovo Igor Kukushkin. Kukushkin has received a bribe for “nepristoinyi” smuggling of goods into the territory of Russia, said in the TFR.
 

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