In the morning on Tuesday, August 23, in the building of the Public fiscal service in the Nikolaev region down the street of Lyagin field investigators of management on fight against corruption and organized crime of Management of the Security Service of Ukraine and military prosecutor's office carry out searches in offices at the management of GFS.
About it from the place of events the correspondent reports «Crime. Is NOT PRESENT».
In particular, search offices of the First Deputy head of the region Roman Podgorodinsky and one more deputy head–the chief of operational management BEND in the Central district of the city of Nikolaev Dmitry Sosinovich.
Chronology of events:
14:20 As have reported in a press - the USBU group in the Nikolaev region, the official has been detained for systematic extortion and taking of a bribe. The third part of a bribe has made 250 thousand hryvnias. Total amount «trenches» , transferred to the detained official, I have made nearly 700 thousand hryvnias.
Besides Podgorodinsky's office, searches have been carried out also in places of his accommodation and the intermediary.
Criminal proceedings according to the p. 4 of Art. 368 of the Criminal code of Ukraine are opened. Proceed urgent quickly - investigative actions.
As of 12:15from the building of GFS staff of special forces «Alpha» have brought Roman Podgorodinsky, have seated in the car and have taken away.
According to the interlocutor of the edition in USBU in the Nikolaev region, it is connected with systematic extortion and obtaining illegal benefit from Roman Podgorodinsky. Today field investigators during receiving thirds of a part of a bribe have detained on crossing of streets Potemkinsky and Moscow there was a detention of the intermediary.
It is about 140 thousand hryvnias. Money undertook closing of criminal proceedings concerning the subject of business activity. Total amount of a bribe has made 700 thousand hryvnias.The first two transfers took place under control of military prosecutor's office and department «To» USBU in the Nikolaev region.
On this fact criminal proceedings according to Art. 368 and Art. 364 of the Criminal code of Ukraine are opened ( «Taking of a bribe» , «Abuse of power or official position» ).
Also, It should be noted that one of the high-ranking tax specialists entering into the management of tax police of Ukraine also is involved in this bribe.
11:50In the most important management to the Public fiscal service of Ukraine in the Nikolaev region don't speak about the events, answering questions of journalists that don't know what occurs: «some people with phones by some cars».
So, according to the chief organizationally - administrative department of GU GFS in the Nikolaev region of Vitaly Vlasenko, he can tell nothing concrete about the events.
We will remind, earlier it was reported about how staff of tax police has accused Podgorodinsky and Sosinovich in «protection racket» illegal activity of businessmen. After that on April 1 the current year in an office at Podgorodinsky the staff of the SSU, department of internal security of the Public fiscal service together with the staff of prosecutor's office of the Nikolaev region have performed inspection.
Before it was reported that the management of tax police of GFS of Nikolayevshchina «tighten» to in management ex-Bepovtsev, not last certification in the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Also, It should be noted that earlier in media have been shown houses of heads of tax police, including Podgorodinsky.
We will note that Roman Podgorodinsky's father Nikolay Podgorodinsky is the acting deputy of the Nikolaev regional council elected from party «Our edge» , I was deuptaty a regional council from the Party of Regions earlier, in 2006 I consisted in the Socialist Party of Ukraine and I headed the Veselinovsky regional organization of this party, and also is the director of GP «State farm «Grape valley» , the Veselinovsky district of the Nikolaev region placed in the village of Varyushino from where all family of Podgorodinsky is.
Also, It should be noted that according to a number of deputies of the Nikolaev regional council, Podgorodinsky' family (in particular, Nikolay Podgorodinsky) has in property sanatorium institutions in the Crimea occupied by Russia that, according to his colleagues, was imposed on his position concerning vote on recognition of Russia an aggressor.
In addition, Roman Podgorodinsky's brother Vadim is the deputy of the Odessa city council from party «Ukrainian sea party of Sergey Kivalov» and director of institute of prosecutor's office and investigation of the Odessa yuriidichesky academy infamous «regional» Sergey Kivalov. Earlier Roman Podgorodinsky was the deputy of the Odessa city council from the Party of Regions. At the same time the brother ex-the deputy chief Nikolaev the SSU has a business - he is a founder of state of emergency «Vadim-2003» , engaged in construction and repair of vessels, and also together with a certain Alexey Bakhchivanzhi he owns Ltd company «Talent» , the engaged oil-extracting industry.
Roman Nikolaevich Podgorodinsky was born on April 23, 1973 in the village of Kalinino of Tulchinsky district of Vinnytsia region.
Education - full the highest in 1995 I have graduated from the Nikolaev agricultural institute, in 1997 - institute of professional development and retraining Gospitprom of Ukraine, in 2009 - the Odessa national legal academy.
With May, 2001 till June, 2015 I served in the SSU of Ukraine, in tax police since July, 2015, the lieutenant colonel of tax police has a rank.