SBU apprehends corrupt officials of local forestry in Sloviansk
The SBU together with the Prosecutor’s Office revealed officials of a state forestry enterprise in Sloviansk in Donetsk region systematically taking bribes.
The officials demanded money from entrepreneurs for not creating factitious obstacles for buying wood.
In particular, for permission to buy wood the criminal demanded from local businessmen 20,600 UAH.
The law enforcers apprehended the forester of the state enterprise in Sloviansk while getting a part of illegal profit of 8,600 UAH and the organizer of the criminal scheme – one of the forestry chiefs.
A criminal case under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is launched.
Urgent investigative actions are under way.
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