In the Kursk region for attempts to bribe customs officers sentenced two citizens of Ukraine

In the Kursk region for attempts to bribe customs officers sentenced two citizens of Ukraine

Courts in Kursk region in 2020 convictions against two citizens of Ukraine who tried to bribe officials of the Kursk customs. Violators had hoped to persuade customs officials for smooth transit of goods across the border and concealment committed administrative offenses.

At the end of last year, a resident of Cherkasy region of Ukraine in automobile checkpoint Tekino tried to bribe the customs officer for the free importation into Russia of products weighing more than 92 kg, including goods subject to veterinary and phytosanitary surveillance. Seeking to avoid a Protocol on administrative offense, Ukrainka was transferred to the senior state customs inspector a bribe of 5 thousand rubles.

The magistrate acknowledged the defendant guilty and imposed it sentence in the form of a fine in the amount of 50 000 rubles.

In March of this year the citizen of Ukraine upon returning home he committed an administrative offense. To avoid the Protocol and to achieve a smooth pass of the vehicle across the border, the man tried to bow to the illegal actions of the chief state customs inspector of customs post MAPP Sudzha. Illegal services of customs of Ukrainians was estimated at 2 thousand rubles.

The verdict of the court the citizen of Ukraine was found guilty. He was sentenced to a fine in the amount of 15 thousand rubles.

Customs officers about the proposal to obtain illegal monetary reward reported by established procedures to senior management. The corrupter was detained red-handed by transfer of money to the officials of customs.

Trying to avoid responsibility for the committed administrative violation of customs legislation, citizens of Ukraine had committed more serious criminal offence – bribery to the official of the customs authority.

Our reference: sanction of part 1 of article 291.2 of the criminal code (Petty bribery) provides for a penalty of a fine of up to 200 thousand roubles, or deprivation of liberty for a term up to one year.

Sergey Bryantsev,

press Secretary of the Kursk customs