SBU detains judicial administrator on extorting money from head of international company
The Security Service of Ukraine has revealed a judicial administrator on demanding money from the head of a foreign-invested capital company.
Allegedly, for UAH 175,000 (USD 6,604), the suspect promised the businessman to lease the company collateral property, as well as approve the procedure for its sale. Additionally, a mediator was involved in the deal.
SBU operatives have documented the fact that the judicial administrator received UAH 50,000 (USD 1,887) bribe.
Consequently, the law enforcement detained the offender in accordance with Art. 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine on receiving the second part of improper benefit in the amount of UAH 75, 000 (USD 2,831).
The issue of serving the detainee suspicion notice and choosing a preventive measure is being resolved.
Within the framework of criminal proceedings stipulated by Part 4 Art. 368-4 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine investigation is underway.
Measures to expose illegal activities were carried out jointly with Podilskyi Police Department of the Main Department of the National Police in Kyiv city under the procedural supervision of the Kyiv local Prosecutor’s Office No. 7.
For the Attention of the SBU Head