The Leninsky District Court of Vladivostok found businessman Sergei Sirotin guilty of mediation in bribery in the case of the ex-mayor of Vladivostok Oleg Gumenyuk.
Sirotin was charged with Part 4 of Art. 291.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. According to investigators, from December 22, 2018 to February 24, 2021, he transferred at least 31 million rubles to Oleg Gumenyuk. “for the general patronage and connivance of the activities of the MBU “Necropolis”.
For this court sentenced him to four years in a strict regime colony and a fine of 62.5 million rubles. At the same time, the press service of the Primorsky Territory Prosecutor’s Office reported that the businessman pleaded guilty and concluded a pre-trial cooperation agreement with law enforcement agencies.
Recall that Gumenyuk himself accuse in crimes under Part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (receiving a bribe on an especially large scale). 31 million rubles received from Sirotin is just one of the episodes of the criminal case. According to law enforcement agencies, the ex-mayor of Vladivostok first began to take money while still working in the regional administration, within the walls of which he headed the economic department.
“The bribes were transferred for actions in favor of organizations represented by acquaintances that ensure the unimpeded acceptance of work performed under the concluded contracts and their payment on the part of the defendant, as well as actions related to ensuring the victory of organizations in electronic auctions,” Sledkom reported earlier.
Investigators calculated that Gumenyuk received bribes in the form of money and in the form of illegal provision of property services to him, his son and a commercial organization controlled by his son in the total amount of over 6.9 million rubles.
Gumenyuk was detained last fall, a few months after his resignation from the post of head of Vladivostok.
IA PrimaMedia, 11/29/2022, “The intermediary who transferred the bribe to the ex-mayor of Vladivostok will go to a colony for four years”: Recall that the ex-mayor of Vladivostok Oleg Gumenyuk has been in jail since October 2021. In the summer of 2022, his arrest was extended until early 2023. The former mayor is accused of committing two episodes of taking a bribe on a large scale. According to investigators, in the period from 2016 to 2018, Gumenyuk, holding the position of director of the Economic Department of the Primorsky Territory Administration, received from a representative of two commercial organizations a bribe in the amount of more than 3.5 million rubles and a service to pay off his son’s debt in the amount of 3 million rubles to third party. The money was transferred in order to limit competition in contractual contracts concluded by HOZU in favor of a single legal entity, as well as in the subsequent unimpeded acceptance of work.
From December 2018 to February 2021, already holding the post of head of Vladivostok, Oleg Gumenyuk, according to investigators, systematically received bribes from representatives of the Necropolis MBU for general patronage of the activities of a budgetary institution, including order of work, the appointment to certain positions of persons controlled by the briber, their further career growth, as well as the failure to take measures of responsibility towards the institution and its employees. The total amount of bribes received from representatives of MBU “Necropolis” for patronage of the enterprise’s activities amounted to more than 31 million rubles. — Inset K.ru