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"Dilova Stolytsia" reports that unknown people threaten and blackmail their journalist

27.03.2018, 18:24
Media outlet “Dilova Stolytsia” reports that some unidentified people attempt to intimidate the editor of section “the World”, Oleksiy Kaftan. This was reported at the website of the media outlet. In particular, the journalist's car was damaged twice - on March 18 and night on the eve of March 21. In the first case, the media outlet points out, another car collided with his car, and the driver escaped from the site. In the second case, glass was broken and an item of minor value was stolen. Both incidents were documented by patrol police officers. In addition, on March 24 the journalist received a call from an unknown man who called himself Yevhen, who said that these incidents are meant "to tech a lesson". Also Yevhen promised to give more information in exchange for certain monetary reward. This conversation was recorded, and the media outlet has it. The administration of "Dilova Stolytsia" fears for Mr. Kaftan and his family, and also fears that it can be related to his professional activities. Oleksiy Kaftan sent an official complaint about the mentioned circumstances to the police and to the prosecutor's office, requesting to investigate this issue. He has two versions of why all this is happening - the first one is he is harassed for his professional work, and the second one - that somehow he is being target by a con man who want to extort money from him.
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