Fiscal service official detained "red-handed" while receiving a bribe
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) together with the prosecutor's office staff detained in Kyiv a deputy chief of one of the regional bodies of the State Fiscal Service upon receiving a $3,000 bribe, according to the SBU press service.
It is reported that the official demanded money from a businessman for non-obstruction in his foreign economic activity.
The SBU said that the detainee tried to resist arrest and escape from the scene.
The official was also carrying another $4,800 that was seized by the law enforcement officers, according to the report.
Criminal proceedings were opened under Part 3 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The investigation is underway.