MOSCOW, August 16 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Dorogomilovsky District Court on Monday ordered detention of acting chief Northwestern Tax Directorate’s anti-corruption department of Russia’s Federal Tax Service Maxim Rozsypalo suspected of bribery until October 14, the court’s press service told RAPSI.

In July, the suspect conspired with other Northwestern Tax Directorate’s officials to systematically take bribes from a representative of a commercial organization for non-adoption of additional measures for tax checks of the legal entity, according to investigators.

The suspect’s alleged accomplice demanded $700,000 from the businessman for unhampered customs registration of one car, investigators claim. The mediator induced him to giving the bribe and received over 1 million rubles from him for registration of 20 cars. Later he gave the money to Rozsypalo.