MOSCOW, August 18 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Zamoskvoretsky District Court will hear a case against three former investigators and an attorney, who stand charged with receiving over 5 million rubles (about $70,000) in bribes, the press service of the Moscow prosecutor’s office reports.

The defendants conspired to demand the money threatening their victim with bringing to criminal liability and further detention, according to the prosecution.

They received the bribe in parts several times. When they got over 5 million rubles, they were arrested.