"Another big fish": prosecutor general reports on high-profile arrest for grand bribery (Photos)
The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine, together with the SBU Security Service exposed one of the members of the High Council of Justice who extorted $500,000 from an individual promising unlawful influence on a court ruling, that’s according to Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko.
"Another big fish. Department for investigation of economic cases of the PGO, together with the Department K of the SBU has exposed one of the members of the High Council of Justice who was extorting $500,000 for the illegal influence on a court ruling. His intermediary has been detained – the employee of the Justice Ministry, who conspired with the HCJ member and received his share in the amount of $150,000," he said.
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According to Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper, the name of the suspect is Pavlo Hrechkivskiy.