Transcarpathia region: SBU detains corrupt official of State Fiscal Service
SBU officers uncovered a corrupt senior inspector of the State Fiscal Service tax department in Transcarpathia region.
SBU operatives established that the official extorted EUR 700 from a foreigner for granting a status of individual entrepreneur and issuing a Tax ID Code, without necessary documents.
Law enforcers detained the inspector under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine on receiving the whole amount of illegal financial gain in a country restaurant.
The investigative actions are ongoing within the framework of the criminal proceeding stipulated by Part 3 of Art. 368 (“Accepting of an offer, promise or receiving of an illicit financial gain by an official”) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Article provides for imprisonment of 5-10 years term, with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions and forfeiture of property.
Issue of serving a notice of suspicion in committing the crime and choosing the measure of restraint to the detainee is being decided.
Other possible facts of bribe-taking by the official are being established during the pre-trial investigation.
The operation was conducted jointly with the territorial department of the State Bureau of Investigations in Lviv under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office in Transcarpathia region.
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