SBU detects official of “Zaporizhya-airport” customs post in bribetaking
SBU officials together with the Military Prosecutor’s Office detected official of “Zaporizhya-airport” customs post in bribetaking.
According to law-enforcers the adviser for tax and customs procedures regularly obtained money from entrepreneurs and private persons for free customs clearance.
The special service operatives documented that the official extorted from local resident USD 3000 for free drawing up of the cargo.
The SBU officials detained customs officer in the center of the city in due course of obtaining the second part of the bribe in the amount of USD 2400.
The criminal proceeding under Article 368 of the Criminal code of Ukraine is initiated.
The offender is detained in accordance with the Article 208 of the Criminal procedure code of Ukraine. The issue on notification of suspicion and choosing of the restraint measure for him is under consideration.
The urgent investigations are under way.
For the Attention of the SBU Head