Moscow Region Registry official fined $661k for bribery
MOSCOW, December 19 - RAPSI. A court has fined a deputy section head of the Moscow Region Registry $661,000 for taking a $8,800 bribe, the court told the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI/rapsinews.com).
The court has established that the official demanded the bribe for expediting decision-making and processing of the documents required for the state cadastre registration of land parcels in Moscow Region.
The sentence may be appealed at the Supreme Court under the cassation procedure within 10 days after announcement.