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MOSCOW, February 22 (Itar-Tass) — A case against the head of a Rosreyestr Service's Moscow region department, accused of bribe-taking, has been sent to court. Olga Yakusheva drew a price list of each service she could provide, Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
"According to her "price list of services," the owners had to pay 500 to 50,000 for a cadastral certificate; cadastral extract for land plot cost from 500 to 50,000 roubles, and registration of land plot - 10,000 to 30,000 roubles," Markin said.
Yakusheva, together with the leading specialist of the same department Oleg Sushkin passed the list to brothers Vadim and Roman Ladnikov, "who met with participants in cadastral activities and customers of cadastral works, and negotiated the handover of money in accordance with the designated sums.
According to the investigator, the group has operated since September 2009.
On February 9, 2010, one of the two brothers was detained as he was taking a 50,000-rouble bribe.
"The group received a total of 500,000 roubles from the injured parties," the SK spokesman said.
Yakusheva has been charged with 36 bribe-taking episodes under Article 290, part 4 of Russia's Criminal Code /"taking a bribe by an organized group/; the same charges were brought against Oleg Sushkin. The Ladnikov brothers were charged under Article 33, Part 4 and Article 290, Part 4 /"abetting bribe-taking"/. The criminal case has been sent to court.
In December, the former head of a Rosreyestr department in the Altai Territory was convicted for bribe taking. He was fined 450,000 roubles for extorting 10,000 roubles from a resident of the town of Gornyak, who had been looking for a home for her mother under the program that provided housing for veterans.