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Kyiv: SBU exposes corrupt officials of Podilskyi District Court

SBU officers under the procedural supervision of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office exposed corrupt officials of the Podilskyi District Court in Kyiv.

SBU operatives documented that one of the judges together with the official of the administration extorted USD 10,000 from the businessman for a positive decision in a lawsuit over the missed profit.

SBU officers, having involved the NABU representatives in order to abide by rule of procedure, exposed both criminals at their workplaces on receiving the whole amount of illegal benefit.

Currently, searches are conducted at the officials’ workplaces and residences.

The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

In the framework of pre-trial investigation, the information regarding another judge of the Podilsky court involved in the mentioned crime is being checked.

Urgent investigative actions are ongoing.

In 2017, the SBU exposed on crimes some 13 judges in different regions of the country and one employee of the court apparatus. From the beginning of this year - two judges and five officials of judicial institutions.


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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