In Ukraine detained three people in the case of the offer of a large bribe

Three people arrested in Ukraine in the case of proposal 6 million dollars in bribes, one of the defendants received the status of the suspect, said at a briefing head of the National anti-corruption Bureau Sytnyk.

On Friday, the Ukrainian law enforcers said about the attempt of bribe in $ 6 million heads of Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor's office and the National anti-corruption Bureau for the closure of the criminal case. A bribe was offered for closing the case about the embezzlement and laundering of proceeds of crime. According to one version, the bribe was offered for the closing of business by the company Burisma, which featured former Minister of ecology Nikolay Zlochevsky.

"Today, three persons are detained. One of them - the employee of state tax service, he occupies the post of first Deputy chief of the State tax service in Kiev city. The second man had to do with Burisma and the company, according to our sources, is a confidant of Mr Zlochevsky. And a third person - a former employee of the State tax fiscal service and also, to our knowledge, a confidant of Mr. Zlochevsky," said Sitnic at the briefing.

According to him, in the course of investigative actions in the car of the first Deputy chief of the State tax service in Kiev law enforcement officers found $ 1 million that is a record amount for Ukraine.

The sanction of article provides imprisonment for the term from five till ten years with confiscation of property or without it. He added that two other detainees are also prepared to provide the status of the suspects.

In may 2019 held the post of General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has said that investigators have a copy on remittances owned by the ex-Minister of ecology and natural resources Mykola Zlochevskiy of the company Burisma US citizens. According to the public Prosecutor, the ex-Minister was led by the people "is closely associated with the leadership of the United States, in particular, Vice-President and U.S. Secretary of state".