Zhytomyr: SBU uncovers corrupt official of State Fiscal Service
SBU officers exposed chief of a district unit of the Main Department of the State Fiscal Service on the systematic bribes in the Zhytomyr region.
The official documented that the official created a framework for illegal benefit using the local businessmen dealing in sales of fuel and oil materials. For non-interference in entrepreneurial activity, he demanded monthly “payments” of UAH 8,000-10,000 (USD 296-370) per business.
Law enforcers detained the offender at his workplace on his receiving a regular part of the bribe from local businessman.
Within the framework of criminal proceedings initiated under Part 3 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine the issues of serving a notice of suspicion to the criminal and discharging from his office are being settled.
The investigative actions are under way.
The operation was conducted jointly with the State Bureau of Investigation Regional Office located in Khmelnytskyi city, under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor General's Office and with the assistance of the leadership of the Main Department of the State Fiscal Service of the Zhytomyr region.
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