SBU uncovers arbitration manager of the state factory on bribe-taking in Dnipro
The SBU officers in cooperation with the Prosecutor General's Office uncovered on bribe-taking the arbitration manager of the "State Dnipropetrovsk Casting and Mechanical Plant".
The law enforcers established that the civil servant appointed by the economic court of Dnipropetrovsk region as a liquidator of state-owned enterprise demanded USD 55,000 from local entrepreneurs. She guaranteed to take away the procedural obstacles for sale of property of the asset complex of the plant and to render assistance in future purchasing by the interested businessmen for this sum.
The SBU officers detained the offender under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine in Kryvyi Rih near the private house of her relatives on receiving the first bribe amounting to USD 35,000.
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The urgent investigative actions are under way.
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