The Prosecutor General’s office opened a criminal case in connection with corruption in Ukrainian football

Генпрокуратура возбудила уголовное дело в связи с коррупцией в украинском футболе

The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine received materials from the FFU Committee for ethics and fair play, a criminal case under article 354 of the criminal code – bribery of a responsible person for the purpose of profit.

This was reported by a member of the Executive Committee of the FFU Artem Francs on the page its conference on Matchday.

The defendants in pre-trial investigation – numerous players Zorya, teams U-21 and U-19 as a rule, the former, said Franks.

“Of course, starting pre-trial investigation does not mean guilt indispensable to all, as well as the total landings and other penalties. However, you have to understand what is happening – is unprecedented in our law enforcement, unprecedented for our football. This is not the ethics Committee, limited in its methods of investigation interviews and surveys is the General Prosecutor’s office with the whole range of technical and other opportunities. Not only in order to incriminate the defendants, but also to reveal all the criminal chain, who are often far beyond pure football structures,” wrote Franks.

He stressed that the case was initiated with the participation and collaboration of the club “Zarya”, “but because it should not be cast no shadow – on the contrary, he should Express gratitude.” “Let’s just say, surprising those clubs that produce a similar effect, but to cooperate with authorities don’t go pretending that it’s just their internal workings,” said Franks.

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