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SBU officers expose on USD 300,000 bribe a top Ukrzaliznytsya (UA Railways) manager

Kyiv – Employees of the Anti-corruption Bureau and SBU Investigation Unit under the procedural leadership of General Prosecution Office exposed on the bribe a first deputy of one of the PJSC Ukrzaliznytsya departments.

Law enforcers established that, with the support of recent top-management of Ukrzaliznytsya, the official demanded USD 300,000 for “helping” a person with the appointment to the executive post in one of the affiliate companies. SBU officers documented that the first tranche was agreed at USD 70,000.

SBU operatives detained the official on getting the sum in one of Kyiv’s restaurants.

Criminal proceeding has been initiated under the Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, urgent investigative actions are under way.

Exposure of the civil servant was conducted with the help of Ukrzaliznytsia Security Department. The company’s new executives are helping in investigation of other possible illegal activities of the detained.



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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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