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The former head of the FCS IT department was given 9.5 years in prison and a fine of 10 million rubles. for a 5 million bribe from a supplier
Victoria Khabarova, Ilya Plamenev
The head of the information department of the Federal Customs Service, arrested in January, was sentenced to 9.5 years in prison for a bribe of 5 million rubles. An RBC source previously said that relatives of employees could participate in state management contracts for IT services
The Dorogomilovsky Court of Moscow sentenced the head of the Central Information and Technical Customs Directorate of the Federal Customs Service of Russia to nine and a half years in a maximum security colony Dmitry Vasiliev in the case of receiving a bribe on an especially large scale, the court’s press service told RBC.
Vasiliev was also fined 10 million rubles. The court noted that the amount assigned was “double the amount of the bribe.”
In addition, Vasilyev was deprived of the right to hold positions in the civil service and local government bodies related to the exercise of the functions of a government representative for a period of ten years.
The head of the information and technical department of the Federal Customs Service was arrested in January of this year. On the day of detention in the Federal Customs Service building searches took placerelated to his case. A source close to the Investigative Committee told RBC that the investigation was interested in documents on previously concluded contracts for IT services, including the development and licensing of new software products. The investigation believes that government contracts involved companies related to relatives of current FCS employees and companies registered in the names of former employees.
Kommersant.Ru, 09/21/2023, “The head of the IT department of the Federal Customs Service Vasiliev was sentenced to 9.5 years in a bribery case”: The prosecution proved that 37-year-old Dmitry Vasiliev illegally received 25 million rubles. for lobbying the interests of commercial companies with which the FCS entered into contracts for IT services. […]
At the end of January 2023, the Basmanny District Court of Moscow arrested Dmitry Vasiliev for two months. Then the investigation reported that contracts to perform work for the Federal Customs Service were, as a rule, received by business structures associated with existing customs officers, and Dmitry Vasiliev could be a kind of cashier. The head of the IT department of the Federal Customs Service was accused of one incident involving a bribe of 25 million rubles, but the Investigative Committee believes that bribes were received on a regular basis. Dmitry Vasiliev was detained by FSB officers at his workplace. According to Kommersant, this happened immediately after he received a bribe. — Insert K.ru
A year ago, they already wanted to fire Vasilyev due to violations, but one of the deputy heads of the service stood up for him, who called the incident “a technical mistake of the young manager,” the source said. According to data on the FCS website, Vasiliev has served as head of the department since May 2021. He was awarded the medals “For Diligence”, “25 Years of the Federal Customs Service” and the badge “Excellence in the Customs Service”.