Interior Ministry spokesman Andrei Metzger told NTV that investigators were looking into possible abuse of office charges by pension fund officials who were involved with an improper bidding for computer equipment scam.
Other Russian tech companies involved were R-Style and Lanit.
The scam involved the fund officials buying gear from the companies at inflated prices and pocketing the difference, it's alleged.
However Pension fund head Gennady Batanov claimed the bidding process for equipment was competitive and included outsiders.
IBM said it was cooperating with government authorities, but declined further comment. µ
Will revolutionise online shopping, apparently
A more affordable alternative to the Lumia 1520
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