Chernihiv region: SBU exposes Kyiv resident using fake ID of SBU Officer
SBU in Chernihiv region detained a resident of Kyiv who used a fake SBU Officer ID to collect money, allegedly for veteran causes.
SBU operatives established that a resident of Kyiv, while dealing with businessmen, particularly in Chernihiv region, demonstrated a document very similar to SBU Officer ID. He asked businessmen to donate money for veterans’ needs, including for veterans from law enforcement structures. According to earlier obtained information, the “donations” reached UAH 100,000 (USD 4,200). He also proposed the assistance in solving issues of goods transportation over the state border.
Law enforcement detained a suspect during his stay in Chernihiv, seizing documents with signs of forgery and fire arms, similar to Russian-made Kalashnikov.
Within the criminal proceeding initiated under Articles 358 and 263 the pre-trial investigation is ongoing. The operation was conducted by SBU in Chernihiv region jointly with SBU Internal Security and National Police under the supervision of the Prosecutor's Office.
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