Judge assistant and customs official detained while trying to sell amber. PHOTO

Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine together with the Prosecutor's Office arrested an assistant of judge from the Rivne region and a Boryspil customs official who tried to sell some illegally mined amber.

Censor.NET reports citing the press center of the SBU.

According to the report, the officials scheduled an appointment with a customer at one of the gas stations on Kyiv-Odesa highway, but were detained during the bargain.

According to the preliminary conclusion of the experts, the total value of seized precious stones is more than 75 thousand hryvnias ($3,000).

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Criminal proceeding has been opened (paragraph 263 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). Investigation is in progress.


Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/p366947