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SBU purifies own ranks from corrupt officials and traitors

The SBU Department of internal security officials keep on to purify ranks of the Service from the corrupt officers and traitors.

In 2017 under the SBU internal security materials 16 of own officials are brought to criminal responsibility, 11 of which are notified of suspicion in commitment of crimes, 4 received the sentence and the cases of 5 are referred to the court.

In particular, former senior investigator of the SBU Office in Lviv region is sentenced to 7,5 years of imprisonment. The law-enforcers established that the colonel of justice extorted UAH 300000 from the local resident for absolute discharge on the charge in receiving improper advantage.

The official of the SBU Office in Kherson region is sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment. The secret service operatives documented that a woman passed restricted information to the FSB official.

Prydniprovskyi district court of Cherkasy found guilty of committing crimes the official of regional office, which illegally took off restricted information from computerized systems for the further sale. The court sentenced him to 5 years of imprisonment under the internal security of the Service materials.

Several officials of the Service, detected by the internal security in corruption activities, are notified of suspicion in commitment of crimes.

In particular in Vinnitsa region, the SBU lieutenant-colonel and major, which extorted USD 50000 from the enterprisers for free business. The SBU internal security officials detained offenders in due course of joint operation with the NABU.

The official of the SBU Office in Lviv region, which together with his associate extorted USD 10000 and the high-class vehicle from the local enterpriser. The extorter promised for this “reward” absolute discharge for allegedly committed offence.

The Service colonel, which planned to impose tax the border guards, is notified of suspicion in Volyn region. He guaranteed for UAH 17000 the discharge from responsibility for goods transfer beyond the customs checkpoints.

Beginning in 2015 66 SBU officials were brought to criminal responsibility and 56 were notified of suspicion in commitment of crimes. 21 of them drew a sentence, cases of 19 were referred to the judicial instances.

The SBU internal security department will continue performing of priority tasks: detection, prevention, termination of criminal offences and corruption activities, which are prepared or committed by the SBU officials.   

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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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