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 Law enforcers apprehend prosecutor and lawyer extorting $200,000 for criminal case dismissal, - prosecutor general. PHOTO

This is the 18th prosecutor accused of bribe extortion during Yurii Lutsenko’s tenure on the post of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, he says.

Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"The PGO's Department Investigating Major Frauds in conjunction with the SBU's Department Combating Corruption and the National Police Internal Security Department detained member of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine and a lawyer who extorted $200,000 from a businessman for closure of criminal case filed against him and lifting attachment of his property," he wrote.

See more: "Another big fish," - PGO nabs High Council of Justice member extorting $500,000 in bribe. PHOTOS

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"This is the 18th prosecutor apprehended during screening of the system since I have headed the PGO. The cases against 10 bribe-takers have already been referred to courts," Lutsenko added.
 
 
 
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