Based on the materials of the Security Service of Ukraine, the Chief State Inspector of one of the customs posts in Transcarpathian region caught on bribes has been notified of being suspected of committing a crime.
The special service operatives found out that the official demanded from a local resident one thousand two hundred dollars. In return for this money, the offender promised to register through the automated database a fictitious crossing of the state border of Ukraine by a car with a foreign registration. Offices of the Security Service recorded the fact of receipt of five hundred US dollars by the customs officer.
Law enforcers arrested the official on one of the streets of the regional center when he was receiving a second part of the bribe in amount of seven hundred dollars.
Within a criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, urgent investigative and operational measures are being taken.
The arrest was conducted under the procedural control of the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Prosecutor’s Office of Transcarpathian region.