SBU reveals swindlers offering Head of State Forestry Agency post for money
The SBU together with the Prosecutor’s Office revealed swindlers who offered a post of the head of State Forestry Agency for 130,000 USD.
The criminals who appeared to be a Ukrainian citizen and a citizen of a Middle East country were pretending to be governmental official assistants.
One of the criminals was apprehended by the law enforcers in the center of Kyiv while getting a part of an illegal profit worth 70,000 USD.
In the process of searches in the criminals’ apartment the SBU officers confiscated a lot of weapons, special equipment, law enforcement officer uniform, lots of decorations, fake official certificate etc.
A criminal case under Part 4, Article 190 (fraud) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is launched. Urgent investigative actions concerning the detention of the other swindler are under way. The involvement of officials in the crime is being checked.
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