MOSCOW, February 9. ITAR-TASS. The damage caused by corruption in the military in 2011 exceeded $ 3 billion. The information was the chief military prosecutor Sergei Fridinsky, speaking at the expanded board of the Chief Military Prosecutor's Office.
According to the chief military prosecutor, "in the past year, one in six / detection in the military / crime had of corruption, and the damage from them over 3 billion rubles."
"For corruption attacks on military property and budget funds 144 officials convicted in rank commanders of military units. Almost half of these acts — fraud and forgery, more than a third — bribery, misuse, and abuse of authority, "- said Fridinsky.
The primary objective of military prosecutors he called preservation of the budget allocated for defense, anti-corruption, in close cooperation with the command and law enforcement agencies.
Sergei Fridinsky stressed that an effective way to prevent and control corruption is to the Revenue officials. Just last year, military prosecutors revealed nearly a thousand dishonest and forgetful public officials. In his view, "it's time to ask and bodies and commissions, which must control it."
Just last year at the request of the military prosecutors removed over 248,000 violations of the law, set aside more than 11,000 illegal acts, to different kinds of responsibility for various violations involved about 40,000 offenders. Restore the rights of more than 600,000 military personnel and other citizens in the state treasury returned almost 4 billion.