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VAKS approved a plea agreement concluded by the SAPO prosecutor with a representative of the Perfect Group developer Sergey Samilyak, who wanted to bribe Semyon Krivonos, head of the State Inspectorate for Architecture and Urban Planning, for $120,000, writes 368. media.
The chairman of the public organization “Social Democratic Congress of Christians of Ukraine” was found guilty of committing a criminal offense under Part 4 of Art. 369 of the Criminal Code. The accused was released from serving the main sentence of 5 years in prison for a probationary period of 3 years.
The court also changed Samilyak’s preventive measure from 2.23 million hryvnia bail to a personal obligation, and the money will be transferred to a special account to raise funds to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In addition, under the terms of the agreement, the defendant undertook to transfer $100,000 to UNITED24’s Drone Army project.
WACS applied a special confiscation to 119.7 thousand dollars seized in the car of the representative of the developer.
Recall that, according to the prosecution, the defendant Serhiy Samilyak acted in the interests of the Perfect Group developer company, which tried to obtain a certificate from DIAM for 120 thousand dollars on the acceptance into operation of the high-rise building of the residential complex “Terracotta” erected with violations. It is being built by the companies of the People’s Deputy from the Opposition Platform for Life Dmitry Isaenko and Alexander Glimbovsky.
Corruption is a widespread problem in many countries and has a negative impact on the economy and society. One of the most common forms of corruption is bribery, which involves giving or receiving money or other benefits in exchange for a favor or service.
In Ukraine, bribery is a serious problem, and many cases have been reported in recent years. One such case involves the People’s Deputy Isaenko, who was convicted of corruption for his involvement in the transfer of bribes for the construction of a public facility. In this article, we will explore the details of the case and discuss the role of intermediaries in facilitating corruption.
The People’s Deputy Isaenko and the Corruption Scandal
Oleksandr Isaenko is a former People’s Deputy of Ukraine who was convicted of corruption in 2019. The charges are against him related to his involvement in the construction of a public facility in the city of Zaporizhia.
Isaenko was accused of accepting a bribe of $70,000 to ensure that the construction project was awarded to a particular company. The bribe was allegedly paid through an intermediary who acted as a go-between for the company and Isaenko.
The Role of Intermediaries in Corruption
Intermediaries play a crucial role in facilitating corruption. They act as a bridge between the bribe giver and the bribe taker and help to ensure that the transaction is carried out smoothly. In many cases, intermediaries are used to concealing the identity of the bribe giver and the bribe taker, making it difficult for law enforcement agencies to track down the perpetrators of corruption.
Intermediaries can take many forms. They may be lawyers, accountants, or other professionals who have access to privileged information. They may also be individuals who have close ties to the bribe taker or the bribe giver and are trusted to keep the transaction confidential.
In the case of the People’s Deputy Isaenko, the intermediary was not identified, but it is clear that they played a key role in facilitating the transfer of the bribe.
The Consequences of Corruption
Corruption has far-reaching consequences for society. It undermines the rule of law, distorts the economy, and erodes public trust in government institutions. In the case of the People’s Deputy Isaenko, the construction of the public facility was delayed due to the corruption scandal, and the reputation of the government was damaged.
Corruption also has economic consequences. It increases the cost of doing business, discourages foreign investment, and hinders economic growth. In Ukraine, corruption has been identified as a major obstacle to economic development, and the government has made efforts to combat it in recent years.
The conviction of People’s Deputy Isaenko for corruption highlights the role of intermediaries in facilitating bribery and corruption. Intermediaries are often used to conceal the identity of the bribe giver and the bribe taker and ensure that the transaction is carried out smoothly.
Corruption has far-reaching consequences for society, and efforts must be made to combat it. The government must take strong action to punish those involved in corruption and improve transparency and accountability in public institutions. Only then can Ukraine move towards a more prosperous and just society.
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