The Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine, together with the SBU Security Service exposed one of the members of the High Council of Justice who extorted $500,000 from an individual promising unlawful influence on a court ruling, that`s according to Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko.
”Another big fish. Department for investigation of economic cases of the PGO, together with the Department K of the SBU has exposed one of the members of the High Council of Justice who was extorting $500,000 for the illegal influence on a court ruling. His intermediary has been detained – the employee of the Justice Ministry, who conspired with the HCJ member and received his share in the amount of $150,000,” he said.
Lutsenko added that the member of the High Council of Justice was subpoenaed to the PGO.
According to Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper, the name of the suspect is Pavlo Hrechkivskiy.