Video: Baltic customs officers busted on bribes
They were bribed for smuggling cultural property items.
Criminal proceedings have been instituted against two employees of the Baltic Customs of the North-West Customs Administration.
According to the investigation, customs officers personally received significant bribes for illegal inaction for over a year. They did not take the necessary measures aimed at suppressing the illegal import of items of artistic, historical and archaeological heritage, 78.ru reports.
The customs officers were detained when receiving another bribe. The ICR posted a video of their detention.
The home and work place of the detainees are being searched. The court will consider imposing a preventive measure on the suspects.