Lawyer to go on trial for proposal to influence investigation - prosecutors
MOSCOW, December 11 (RAPSI) – A criminal case against a lawyer, who had allegedly offered a businessman to influence investigation of a criminal case for 30 million rubles ($452,500) has been forwarded to the Presnensky District Court of Moscow, the press service of Russia’s Prosecutor General’s Office reports Tuesday.
Prosecutors have approved indictment in the case against the 34-year old attorney and two 66-year old residents of Moscow. They are charged with attempted fraud committed by an organized group on a large scale, the statement reads.
According to investigators, a member of Moscow’s Chamber of Lawyers and two law enforcement employees offered a businessman to influence investigation into one of criminal cases for reward estimated at 30 million rubles.
They were arrested in late 2017 when receiving money. Currently, the defendants are under house arrest.