Organized Crime and Corruption in Land Relations
According to the Office of Prosecutor General of Ukraine, bribery is the most wide-spread crime in the field of land administration in Ukraine. It is an illness which affected state and municapal officials of the system of land resources administration (local state administrations and local radas). Bribes they are taking are not lower than USD 100 thousand. For example, a head of one of local state administrations in Kiev Oblast in December 2008 extorted from a foreign citizen over USD 40 million for allocation of 6-hectare land parcel.
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