Lviv: SBU exposes a corrupt head of Customs post “Rava-Ruska"
Officers of the SBU Main Department for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime in the framework of the criminal proceedings, exposed corrupt head of Lviv Customs post “Rava-Ruska" on bribetaking.
The SBU operatives established that the head of the post demanded an unlawful benefit from the businessman for unobstructed goods customs clearance through the mediator.
The law enforcers detained the official and mediator while receiving the next part of the bribe of UAH 21,000 (USD 750). In total, the SBU officials documented the offender’s receiving of almost UAH 70,000 (USD 2,500).
The investigative actions, following of which the detainees will be notified of suspicion of a crime stipulated by Part 3. Article 368 of Ukraine are under way.
Prosecutors prepare a petition to the court to choose a measure of restraint in the form of custody.
The operation was conducted jointly with the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine and the Pre-trial Investigative Department of the National Police of Ukraine.
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