The head of National Bank’s department and three others arrested on a bribe

Source : 112 Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine employee extorted a $25 000 bribe for registering a payment system
15:10, 3 February 2017

The Head of the Payment Systems Department of the National Bank of Ukraine as well as his three crime associates were detained on suspicion of a $ 25 000 bribe. The press service of Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office reported that.

The financial expert developed an illegal scheme of extorting bribes through mediators from the director of a company for $35000 in tote in two steps. The offender extorted bribes for registering a national payment system PlatiService for cash and wire transfers within the territory of Ukraine.

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The General Prosecutor’s Office investigators detained the official while receiving the last portion of the bribe in $25 000. The three mediators detained are Azerbaijani citizens.

According the NBU official website, the Head of the Payment Systems Department is Serhiy Shatsky.

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