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 SFS official of Rivne region detained for accepting 238,000-hryvnia bribe. PHOTOS

One of the leaders of the State Fiscal Service (SFS) Main Department in the Rivne region has been exposed as a bribe-taker by the Security Service of Ukraine together with the interior security department of SFS and the prosecutor's office.

The official was regularly receiving bribes from entrepreneurs for assisting them with value added tax refund, Censor.NET reports citing SBU's press service.

In one of the cases, the extortioner received 238,000 hryvnia ($9,150) from a timber exporter. The official involved his family into the corrupt activities - his sister acted as a mediator, and his wife was the payee of the funds.

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Criminal proceeding has been launched under part 3 article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

Investigations continue.

See more: Kyiv deputy governor Liubko nabbed accepting 200,000 hryvnia in bribe, - Avakov. PHOTOS
Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/p406839