Ukrainian soldier accused of selling donated cars, says SBI

A military man sold cars donated to the Armed Forces of Ukraine by a charity fund
A military man sold cars donated to the Armed Forces of Ukraine by a charity fund

The State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) announced it has completed a pre-trial investigation into a soldier accused of trying to sell three cars imported for the Armed Forces, the indictment has been sent to court, reported press service of the bureau on May 13.

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The press service reported that a charity foundation received three cars from abroad intended for the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The accused soldier claimed he was transferring the cars to his unit but instead listed them for sale online, aiming to make $13,600 from the transaction, according to the SBI.

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In February 2024, SBI officers arrested the serviceman as he was receiving $13,600 from a potential buyer.

He now faces up to seven years in prison with property confiscation.

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The Specialized Defense Prosecutor's Office of the Southern Sector is overseeing the legal proceedings.

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