SBU reveals corrupt official of “Specializovanyi” customs post and serves him notice of suspicion
Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine during the execution of the priority tasks on combating corruption in the customs authorities in Kyiv region exposed on bribetaking the official of the “Specializovanyi” customs post of the State Fiscal Service.
The operatives of the special service established that the chief state inspector of the customs clearance unit had organized a scheme for extortion of unlawful benefits from citizens for free registration of vehicles.
Law enforcers arrested the customs official at his desk on receiving another bribe for registration of vehicle from the USA amounting to USD 450. According to special service, by means of this scheme, the offender legalized almost two dozen vehicles.
The offender was served a notice of suspicion of committing the crime stipulated by Part 3 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The customs official was exposed in conjunction with the Darnytsia Garrison Military Prosecutor's Office and the Territorial Administration of the State Bureau of Investigations in Kyiv city.
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