Kherson: SBU exposes corrupt official of Ukraine’s State Service for Geodesy, Cartography & Cadastre
Kherson region: SBU officers uncover bribe-taking unit head at Main Directorate of Ukraine’s State Service for Geodesy, Cartography & Cadastre
SBU operatives established that official extorted USD 1,500 from the businessman. For this amount the civil servant promised to reduce the penalties levied in administrative proceedings initiated in artificially created case on violation of the land legislation. In order to obtain the illegal financial gain, the offender requested to transfer the moneys in the UAH equivalent to the intermediary's card account.
Law enforcers detained the official at the workplace after his signing the relevant administrative papers and transferring the bribe amount to the intermediary.
Within the framework of criminal proceedings under Part 3 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the person involved has been declared suspected of committing a crime.
The investigations are under way.
The detection operation to expose official’s illegal actions was conducted jointly with the public prosecutions and police investigators.
SBU Press Centre
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