$122M Found in Russia’s Anti-corruption Agency Leader Home (READ)
The acting head of Russia’s anti-corruption agency has been caught with$122 million in cash in his home, Russian media reported.
Russian police raided the house of Dmitry Zakharchenko, the deputy head of the Energy Industry Department of the General Administration of Economic Security and Combating the Corruption (GAESCC).
After coming away with the huge sum, $2.2million of which was in Euros, he was arrested on suspicion of abuse of power, obstruction of justice, and accepting bribes.
He allegedly refused to comment on the money or its origins and was charged with abuse of power, obstruction of justice and accepting bribes. He is pleading not guilty.