Officers of the Ukraine's Customs and the Border Service were detained for bribes. They allowed foreign whicles to cross the border without customs clearing for extra charge from 500 to 800 dollars per car.
Two more civilians worked with them. Investigators of the Military Prosecutor conducted the case for 4 months.
During this period, at least 4 vehicles were allowed through the border, the offenders obtained 60 thousand hryvnias.
A customs officer tried to escape on arrest and threw 9 thousan hryvnias out of the window of his car. 4 of his colleagues were inside his car as well. The investigation is underway. The suspects are facing 8 – 12 years in prison for bribery.