The Ukrainian National Bank’s director of the payment systems department was detained taking $25,000 on Friday. There others who were acting as intermediaries were detained with him. One of them is Azerbaijani, APA reported citing the Ukrainian embassy.
In exchange for the bribe, the director is said to have promised to register Ukraine’s “Platiservis” national payment system at the National Bank in order for it to be able to make cash and non-cash payments within and outside of the country.
A criminal case has been opened.