Corruption and bribery are the most common economic crimes. According to an international organization analyzing the level of corruption across various countries, Russia has discredited itself in corruption cases and has earned a bad ranking.
Rather recently, even major German companies have had to deal with the public prosecutor’s office. Trouble can be experienced in the case of a labour accident resulting in death, tax evasion, money laundering, as well as under other circumstances.
Good advice in such cases is gold, as treatment in Russian prisons can hardly be considered humane and foreign employees deem an experienced attorney speaking the same language as them as crucial.