Bratislava customs officers charged with accepting a bribe, website reports

The police anti-corruption unit has launched criminal proceedings in a case involving eight officers from the Customs Administration Office in Bratislava, the TASR newswire quoted the news website cas.sk as reporting on Thursday, December 2.

The police anti-corruption unit has launched criminal proceedings in a case involving eight officers from the Customs Administration Office in Bratislava, the TASR newswire quoted the news website cas.sk as reporting on Thursday, December 2.

According to the website, the eight officers are suspected of having accepted a bribe amounting to €2,700, and criminal charges have now been laid against three customs officers (men) and a customs declarant (woman). Police are now trying to find out which of the officers charged actually took the bribe in exchange for expediting an illegal deal.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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