SBU documents corrupt head of Regional State Administration
The Security Service of Ukraine jointly with the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine under the procedural supervision of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office, documented the head and an official of the Regional State Administration on extorting money from the managers of some controlling bodies in the region.
Allegedly, the head of the Regional State Administration planned to illegally receive UAH 1,800,000 (USD (66,667) from the regional representatives of a state body in the region.
In June 2020, SBU operatives have documented the mediator on receiving the first part of the improper benefit in the amount of USD 100,000 (USD 3,708). According to Art. 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine, the head of the Regional State Administration together with an accomplice were detained while transferring the second tranche amounting to UAH 250,000 (USD 9,260).
Procedural actions are ongoing. The head and other officials of the Regional State Administration, were detained in accordance with Art. 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. Currently, law enforcement officers are conducting urgent investigations to establish all the circumstances of the crime.
For the Attention of the SBU Head