Luhansk taxman, bribe and his accomplice were convicted of extorting bribes system KIEV. August 10. UNN. In Lugansk region in force verdict against an official of the State Tax Inspectorate and the local resident who developed and used a criminal scheme to obtain illegal remuneration: taxman demanded a bribe from a private owner, and his "companion" acted as an intermediary in obtaining them. This is
"The first meeting of the mistress of the food store with the head of the STI division took place in late 2010, when the officer checked the cash settlement transactions in its store. Then he counted 5,000 hryvnia penalties and said he might deprive a woman of the problem only 2 thousand hryvnia bribes that she should pay him through an intermediary.
In early 2011, the situation repeated itself again taxman found in many commercial establishments contrived flaws, sent through an intermediary fine and said that peaceful coexistence is possible only if the monthly payment to him in 1800 hryvnia.
The businessman was paying an official said "tribute" during March, April and May. In June 2011, an official has launched a new store and check this one has counted 20,000 hryvnia penalty and the amount of bribes, taking into account the "debt" has increased to 7,000 hryvnia.
Tired of the constant extortion of money mistress store appealed to the Security Service.
SBU jointly with representatives of the Domestic Security Division arrested STA intermediary "in the hot" when receiving 7,000 hryvnia bribes. Immediately after that, was detained and tax collector, who was nearby and watched the illegal transaction.
According to the materials of the Security Service of Ukraine prosecutors against extortionists were initiated and investigated a criminal case under part 3 st.368 (bribery) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, "- said in a statement.
For this crime taxman received a sentence of 5 years imprisonment with a probation period of 3 years and disqualification to hold positions in law enforcement for a period of 3 years, with the deprivation of the rank of inspector of special tax service 2 rank. From the tax authorities offender fired. His accomplice, who, in addition to receiving a bribe, was charged with aiding and abetting in the commission of a crime (Part 5 of Article 27 of the Criminal Code), also sentenced to five years in prison and three years of probation and disqualification to hold positions related to organizational and administrative responsibilities for 2 years.
Author: Tonya Tumanov