A top official at the Russian national pension fund has been detained on suspicion of accepting a bribe, Russian media outlets reported on Thursday.
Ivanov was allegedly taken into custody ahead of the fund’s key $23.8 million data system tender announcement.
Law enforcement authorities detained deputy chairman of the pension fund Alexei Ivanov on Wednesday, the TAdviser business news website cited two unnamed sources as saying.
Officers reportedly seized documents from the fund office and raided two of its contractors.
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