“The godfather of Ukrainian smuggling,” Alperin released from prison

«Крестный отец украинской контрабанды» Альперин вышел из СИЗО

© Facebook, Vladimir ZelenskyOdessa businessman Vadim Alperin, which the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky was called “the godfather of Ukrainian smuggling”, was released from jail. On December 2, announced the entrepreneur on his page in Facebook.
“With the first snow in Kiev! Breathe in the frosty air of freedom, is especially nice!”, — he wrote.

Earlier the employees of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) detained 10 people on suspicion of crimes related to violation of customs legislation.

It was explained that this is due to “one of the most famous smugglers” Ukraine Alperin, who allegedly offered the detectives NAB a bribe of 800 thousand us dollars (51.2 million rubles).

Alperin was in jail since November 29, when the Supreme corruption court (WACHS) chose the measure of restraint in form of arrest with alternative collateral in the amount of UAH 70 million (nearly 190 million).

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