SBU officers unveil corrupt official of bank ‘in dissolution’
Officers of SBU Main Department for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime exposed a corrupt official of ‘Commercial Bank ‘Khreshchatyk’ PJSC, under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office.
The SBU operatives established that the official of the bank, which is currently in process of dissolution, extorted USD 7,000 from a local businessman. For this amount the criminal promised to facilitate the signing of a lease contract for non-residential bank premises located on a central street of the capital. The official involved an intermediary in his illegal activity.
The law enforcers detained both criminals under Article 207 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine on receiving the entire amount of the illegal financial gain.
The issue of serving a notice of suspicion to the offenders in committing crimes stipulated by Part 4 Article 27, Part 2 Article 15, Part 3 Article 369 of the Criminal Code is being settled.
The urgent investigative actions are under way.
The measures on exposing the offenders were conducted jointly with the police investigators with the assistance of the Deposit Guarantee Fund.
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