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Lviv region: SBU exposes corrupt State Migration Service official

SBU exposed a leading expert of Halytskyi unit of the State Migration Service of Ukraine in Lviv region.

Law enforcers established that official extorted money from citizens for urgent drawing-up of the foreign passports. She estimated her services in UAH 2 000 (USD 71) per passport. SBU operatives documented several facts of bribe receiving.

SBU officers detained the criminal in her office on receiving another part of bribe amounting to UAH 10 000 (USD 300) for 5 foreign passports.

Investigations are ongoing in the framework of the criminal proceedings initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The issue about serving a notice of suspicion and choosing a measure of restraint is being settled.

The operation of detection was conducted jointly with the Police and under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor’s Office.


SBU Press Centre


For the Attention of the SBU Head





Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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