News » Crime 31 August, 2017, 8:17
Local lawmaker arrested for extorting bribe from business

A Rivne city council lawmaker was arrested by the SBU for extorting a bribe from a businessman for stopping harassing his business, SBU reports Aug. 31.

The lawmaker demanded $5,000 from a local businessman for stopping to obstruct the work of his construction company by initiating checks of his business by controlling agencies.

The lawmaker was caught red-handed while receiving the bribe.

The SBU searched his office, finding drugs.

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