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SBU exposes facts of extortion from forced resettlers in Donetsk region

Officers of the Security Service of Ukraine together with the Prosecutor’s Office exposed criminal activity of an official of Marinka Regional Administration, who systematically extorted money from forced resettlers for issuing documents.

Law enforcers found out that the woman received from 100 to 200 UAH from each person for issuing letters of verification.

After recording five facts of extortion the secret service officers arrested the perpetrator in her office. During the searches in her working place verification letters of resettlers registration and register journal of “payment for services” were seized. According to preliminary estimates, between October and November the official of the social institution “sped up” registration of almost a hundred forced resettlers.

In the framework of the criminal investigation initiated under part 3 article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine the official was notified of suspicion.

Pretrial investigation is in progress.

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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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