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Ex-CEO of Siberian air carrier sentenced to 4 years for corruption

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Russia   KrasAvia

A court sentenced a former CEO of KrasAvia passenger airline based in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, to 4 years in prison for taking bribes, the press service of Russia’s Prosecutor General’s Office reports Friday.

Additionally, the he was fined 8 million rubles (about $125,000) and prohibited from taking public posts for 3 years, the statement reads.

The West Siberian transport investigators opened a corruption case against a top manager of KrasAvia in December 2017.

The court found that from July 2016 to November 2017 the defendant acting as the airline’s Director General received over 4 million rubles (over $60,000) in bribes from commercial organization for assistance in selecting a supplier during the air enterprise’s organizational buying.

Reportedly, the convicted ex-top manager of KrasAvia is Valery Mordan.

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