The Appeals Chamber of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court collected 35 million UAH from the security deposit, which was paid by Odessa Vadim Alperin’s businessman.
This was announced in a comment from Ukrinform, the anti-corruption prosecutor, Roman Symkiv.
“The WAKS Appeals Chamber has today partially satisfied the call of the SAP and has recovered part of the commitment of 35 million UAH from Alpin from government revenues, which is half of the UAH 70 million commitment he made, “he said.
According to Symkiv, the court found that Alpin had violated his duties as a suspect. In particular, he did not hand over his passport to an Israeli citizen.
In addition, the court increased to 76 million UAH the amount of bail that Alpin must pay within five working days.
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“As a result, Alperin must pay an additional 41 million UAH on bail. If this is not done, then a preventive measure in the form of an arrest can be applied to him without an alternative to bail,” added the prosecutor.
As reported, on March 19, the WAKS refused to respond to the request of the SAP prosecutor to apply 70 million UAH of the security deposit paid to the accused businessman Vadim Alperin to state revenues. to have organized customs bribery schemes.
On November 26, 2019, the NABU and the SAP arrested and announced suspicions of 10 people, including 7 officials from the State Tax and Customs Service, in the event of fraud in customs clearance of goods.
At the same time, President Vladimir Zelensky then said that during a special operation aimed at identifying corrupt officials, the smuggler Alperin had disappeared from the police and had asked for help in his detention.
The NABU arrested Alperin on November 27 when he appeared for questioning at the SAP. Subsequently, he was suspected. The investigation considers the businessman to be the head of a criminal organization which has committed crimes related to the clearance of goods imported into Ukraine at low prices.
On November 29, the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court elected Alperina, nicknamed the “smuggling king of Odessa”, a preventive measure in the form of detention with the possibility of paying 70 million UAH on bail. In early December, Alperin left the pre-trial detention center.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru