Chinese citizen behind alleged iPhone bribe gets detained
MOSCOW, May 21 (RAPSI) – A court in the Kaluga Region has detained a Chinese citizen, who allegedly attempted to bribe officers of the Federal Security Service (FSB) with iPhones in exchange for release of her 26 compatriots, the Investigative Committee’s press-service has stated.
According to the Committee, 26 Chinese citizens were arrested in the Kaluga Region for violating immigration procedures. Investigators believe that the defendant promised two FSB officers iPhone X models for each of them with alternative option being money sum equal to the value of smartphones.
The defendant was arrested during transfer of 100,000 rubles ($1,600).