Odesa Region – SBU detains official of local council on taking bribes
Odesa Region – SBU in cooperation with Prosecutor’s Office revealed illegal scheme of the lease of land plots, organized by the officials of local council.
The official demanded from entrepreneur USD 20,000 for lend lease of industrial site, which was on local balance.
Early October, the bribe taker got USD 1,000 for positive decision on disposal of property during the tender procedure. The offender planned to receive remaining amount after announcement of winners of this procedure.
Law enforcers detained bribe takers during obtaining USD 2,000.
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The investigation is under way.
SBU Press Center
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