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Number of corruption related crimes in Penza region increases by almost 22%

13:19 | 30.09.2020 | Crime

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Penza, 30 September 2020. PenzaNews. 89 corruption related crimes were detected in Penza region in January-August 2020, which is almost 22% more than in the same period in 2019. This was stated in a message spread by the press service of the regional Prosecutor's Office on Wednesday, September 30.

Number of corruption related crimes in Penza region increases by almost 22%

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“The largest number of them was identified by the internal affairs authorities – 48, the Federal Security Service – 27 and the prosecution authorities – 7,” the text says.

It adds that 51 criminal cases were sent to the court for consideration on the merits.

“The damage caused by corruption crimes amounted to 39 246 000 roubles, of which 1 346 000 roubles were voluntarily compensated. Bodies of preliminary investigation imposed arrest on property in cost of 38 820 000 roubles,” the message specifies.

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