Transcarpathian region: SBU blocks the mechanism of extorting money from citizens for registration of real property
Employees of the SBU exposed on bribes the head of the unit - the state registrar of the unit of registration of real rights to real property and state registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs of one of the district state administrations of Transcarpathian region.
Special service operatives in the framework of counteraction to corruption established that the official organized a mechanism for obtaining illegal benefits from citizens for assistance in registration of real property.
Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine documented the fact that five hundred US dollars were demanded by the official for registration of commercial premises.
Law enforcers arrested the person involved in the proceedings under Art. 208 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine at the workplace while receiving the second part of the unlawful benefit in the amount of two hundred and fifty US dollars.
The issue of serving to official a notice of suspicion of committing a crime set forth in Part 3 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and choosing of preventive measure is being resolved.
The urgent investigative and operative actions on establishing and bringing to criminal responsibility other offenders involved in the illegal activities are under way.
Measures to expose and block illegal actions were conducted under the procedural guidance of the prosecutor's office.
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