Ukrainian wanted to enter Latvia without insurance, and when that failed offered the border guards a bribe. While insurance could be issued at the border.
Citizen of Ukraine tried to enter Latvia without insurance, and when that failed offered a bribe border guards to five euros. He was fined 4300 euros. Insurance could be issued at the border, informs the Latvian radio.
So, the SBS found that arriving by car Ukrainian born in 1964 no health insurance. So the guards turned a blind eye to this problem and left it out in Latvia, the driver offered a bribe in the amount of 5 euros.
“Of course, for bribery in relation to men started criminal proceedings, instruction of the Prosecutor in Kraslava district Prosecutor’s office. For the criminal act of a man fined in the amount of 4 thousand euros. Used the fine and was allowed to continue the way”, – said the representative of the State border service of Latvia Kristine Peterson.
Fine Ukrainian will have to pay during the month.
“The health insurance policy can be issued on the spot, on the territory of the checkpoint. This year, the border guards identified the second such case of bribery. Last year similar criminal acts was 9,” added Peterson.
As reported, every fifth Ukrainian gave the bribe. The Number of giving bribes of Ukrainians decreased by 9% over three years.
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