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New details emerge regarding the arrest of South Customs head Oleksandr Vdovychenkio.

"It was a joint operation of Zaharchenko and Klymenko (heads of police and Tax Service). The arest of such a high-ranking official could only hapen after the approval of the "Family" and personally Oleksandr Yanukovych," said an anonymous source of Censor.NET. "It is a signal for Hryhoriy Kaletnik to prepare for action after the elections."

According to the Economic News, details of the operation were told by the Attorney General's Office: "Several days ago a couple of customs agents was arrested for bribes. There were testimonis that the money was meant to go higher up. After that a decision has been made to search the service garage. In the service car of the head of customs $870,000 was found."

Allegedly, the head of the South Customs refused to explain where the package with a substantial amount of money came from and claimed that the money was planted. Accorfing to the source, Vdovychenko is already transferred to Kiev and now they are deciding what to do with him.

According to a source in Odessa, the head of South Customs was known to be extremely cautious. "He resolved all matters without haste. He never touched money. Even in restaurants somebody always paid for him. It is a common fact that he recived 50% from all exactions," stated the source.

 
 
 
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