CEO of state-run enterprise in Kharkiv caught trying to bribe NABU detective (Photo)

14:25, 31 October 2019
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The perpetrator offered USD 100,000 for shutting down an investigation.

"An unlawful benefit [bribe] was proposed for closing criminal proceedings related to the unlawful alienation of significant volumes of unaccounted property of a state-owned enterprise in the form of wood and timber sales at dumped prices in favor of affiliated private business entities," the NABU's press service said on October 31.

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The perpetrator was detained under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. Investigation is under way.

Preliminary legal assessment is based on Part 3 of Article 369 (giving a bribe) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine

As UNIAN reported earlier, law enforcers had found US$500,000 on premises of an official from the State Property Fund caught red-handed in a bribery case in Kharkiv.

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