• 24/02/2024 16:59

State Labor officials were detained for receiving half a million hryvnia in bribes for failure to conduct an unscheduled inspection

The investigation found that officials created artificial conditions for conducting an unscheduled inspection of a private enterprise.

State Labor officials were detained for receiving half a million hryvnia in bribes for not conducting an unscheduled inspection. < /p>

Under the procedural leadership of the Kiev Regional Prosecutor's Office, the head and head of the department of one of the interregional departments of the civil service on labor issues and two intermediaries were exposed for extortion and receiving illegal benefits (Part 3 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

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According to the investigation, officials created artificial conditions for conducting an unscheduled inspection of a private enterprise. Subsequently, they informed the head of the company that he could avoid inspection for half a million hryvnia. To do this, he had to enter into a fictitious agreement to purchase goods from a certain organization and transfer the agreed amount to his account.

Law enforcement officers detained officials in accordance with Art. 208 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine after receiving an unlawful benefit.

Urgent investigative and procedural actions are ongoing, and the involvement of other persons in the crime is being verified.

Transparency International recently reported that Ukraine rose by 12 positions in the world Corruption Perceptions Index over the year. Ukraine improved its performance by three points to 36 points and took 104th place. A year ago, the country ranked 116th, scoring 33 points.

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