Kharkiv region: SBU exposes a corrupt official of State Fiscal Service
The officers of the SBU Department for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime in Kharkiv region exposed a corrupt senior civil servant working in State Fiscal Service Directorate.
The operatives of special service established that the Senior State Inspector of the Department of Income Monitoring and Reporting Systems of regional point of State Fiscal Service demanded from the head of local business some UAH 200,000 (USD 7,150). For this amount, the criminal promised to “shield” the businessman from all detected tax offences and lower the penalty sums.
The police detained the female in one of Kharkiv institutions of public catering on her receiving recurrent part of bribe (UAH 100,000).
The offender was served a notice of suspicion in committing the crime envisaged by Part 3 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine: the issue of choosing a measure of restraint in the form of detention is being decided.
In order to identify other episodes of illegal activity the investigative actions are ongoing.
The operation was conducted jointly with the Chief Investigation Directorate of the National Police and the General Prosecutor General's Office.
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