On the border with Kazakhstan detained the ex-the head of customs Moscow’s Vnukovo airport Novel Kurzenkova, who has been hiding from the investigation in connection with the organization of the illicit channel of deliveries of the Turkish goods through the “green corridor” of the airport. Initially about the arrest said the source RIA “Novosti”, later the information have confirmed in Investigatory Committee.
The representative of the Moscow interregional investigative management on transport (MSUT) of the RF IC Tatyana Morozova told TASS: “Indeed, he (Kurzenkov) was arrested the day before, delivered to the investigator, who conducted his interrogation, and now the investigation came to the court with the petition for election to it measures of restraint”.
MSUT informed by the Main Department for economic security and combating corruption of the interior Ministry and the Federal customs service of Russia opened a criminal case against Kurzenkova, acting head of Department of special customs procedures Michael FASTA, Deputy head of Department of special customs procedures of Alexei Platina, chief state customs inspector of Igor Kudryashov and other unidentified officials Vnukovo customs.
Three customs officers were arrested, Kurzenkov from the investigators disappeared and was declared wanted.
According to investigators, the citizens of Azerbaijan and Turkey in collusion with the employees of Vnukovo customs illegally imported to Russia from Turkey commercial goods under the guise of hand Luggage. Carriers passed through the so-called green corridor, but had to say existed when the cargo as a commercial and pass through the “red corridor” with the payment of all charges. Monthly thus illegally transported 30 tons of goods.
On Saturday, the Meshchansky court of Moscow will consider the request for his arrest.