Zhytomyr customs official caught on a bribe in a week after the appointment

Житомирского таможенника поймали на взятке через неделю после назначения

The withdrawn money

The official received $ 1,300 for not to form artificial barriers at the customs clearance of the timber.

The acting head of the customs office Zhitomir-Central detained while receiving a $ 900 bribes a week after the appointment. According to the State Bureau of investigation on Saturday, may 11.

“According to preliminary information, the acting head of the customs office demanded and received $ 1,300 for the subordinates not to form artificial barriers at the customs clearance of timber,” – said in the message.

Today, the official under the control of law enforcement through the intermediary received the second part of the previously specified unlawful benefit in the amount of $ 900. After receipt of funds was delayed.

The detainee was preparing the message on suspicion in receiving a bribe (part 3 of article 368 of the criminal code of Ukraine). The official is threatened by punishment in the form of imprisonment from 5 to 10 years.

Recall, may 4, GBR investigators detained the head of the customs office Zhitomir-Central in obtaining $ 400 – one of the parts of the bribes in the total amount of $ 1,650. According to the investigation, the officer with two subordinates systematically demanded and received money from representatives of companies that provide brokerage services.

The chief was dismissed and in his place was appointed the acting head of the customs office Zhitomir-Central, which is now detained in similar circumstances.

Earlier it was reported that the RRG and NABOO raided fiscal service in Lviv region.

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