SBU reveals the band of raiders, consisting of SBU officials
Lviv Region - The SBU Internal Security Department in cooperation with the Military Prosecutor's Office terminated the organized criminal group which extorted money from citizens.
The «bribetakers», among them was SBU official, bowed citizens of Lviv to drug smuggling to one of EU countries.
In case of refusal, the offenders demanded a «penalty» in the amount of 6500 USD. Law enforcers detained official of the SBU Office in Lviv Region and another bribetaker during obtaining 1000 USD of «penalty».
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 189 (extortion) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The urgent investigations are under way.
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