"Another big fish": prosecutor general reports on high-profile arrest for grand bribery (Photos)

21:15, 21 September 2016
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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.

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"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.

Read alsoDeputy Governor of Kyiv region arrested upon receipt of UAH 200,000 bribe – AvakovLutsenko added that the member of the High Council of Justice was subpoenaed to the PGO.

According to Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper, the name of the suspect is Pavlo Hrechkivskiy.

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