Khmelnytskyi region: SBU exposes corrupt judicial administrator on UAH 1,000,000 bribe
The officers of the SBU Main Department for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime jointly with the investigators of the Main Investigative Department of the National Police under the procedural supervision of the General Prosecutor’s Office exposed a corrupt judicial administrator in Khmelnytskyi region.
The SBU operatives documented that the official, having involved the director of a controlled bankrupt farming enterprise, demanded UAH 1,000,000 (USD 37,735) from the leader of a private organization. In this amount the offenders valued the renewal of contracts with the bankrupt enterprise, previously broken by judicial administrator and non-obstructing the company’s agricultural activities.
The law enforcers detained the criminals in judicial administrator’s office on receiving the first part of the unlawful benefit amounting to UAH 500,000 (USD 18,870).
At present, the issue of serving the detainees a notice of suspicion in committing a crime stipulated by Part 4 Article 368-4 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is being settled.
The pre-trial investigation is under way.
SBU Press Centre
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