Ukrainian PGO, SSU caught Kyiv city customs official taking bribe
- 02.08.2016, 11:13,
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Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine with the Prosecutor General's Office have exposed the deputy head of one of the departments of the Kyiv City Customs Service for taking a bribe.
As the press centre of the SSU reported on Saturday, law enforcement officers learned the official systematically demanded money from businessmen for freight customs clearance.
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"SBU detained the customs officer after he received $5,700 from a businessman importing a shipment of goods. Agents documented the official taking almost $10,000 in bribes," the report says.
The official has charged under Article 368, Part 3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. A pre-trial investigation is underway.