Under Mariupol detained by the border guards to extort money from the carriers.
“Forces of OOS is exposed and documented, a systematic criminal extortion on PPC “Novotroitsk” under the Mariupol. Created it, the inspectors of the border service, demanding bribes from individuals involved in the transportation of passengers and cargo”, – stated in the message.
Investigators of territorial administration, State Bureau of investigation in conjunction with the operational staff of Department of protection of the economy in Donetsk region found that the inspectors acted in collusion with the commander of the border service Department operational combat border commandant “Volnovakha”, and also Deputy commander of the Donetsk border detachment of the state border service.
It is noted that attackers illegally made a fortune totaling more than UAH 600,000.
“These individuals created artificial obstacles for carriers, received from them money and distributed them among themselves. May 20, after receiving the next part of the improper benefits in the amount of 6 thousand UAH and distribution together with the previously obtained amounts between specified officials, their criminal activity was stopped,” – said at the headquarters of the OOS.
During carrying out searches in the premises KPVV “Novotroitsk”, Donetsk border detachment of the state border service and at the place of residence of all defendants in the criminal scheme was discovered and seized money obtained by criminal means – 81 000 UAH 13000 USD, 300 Euro and draft records with distribution of funds between the participants of the criminal scheme.
Currently, three persons are detained. In addition, check the involvement of other officials from the leadership of the Donetsk border detachment in the Donetsk and Luhansk regional administration of the SBS of Ukraine.