NABU Detectives have started pre-trial investigations in 38 criminal proceedings, notified 6 persons of suspicion, and filed 5 indictments against 13 people. These are the results of NABU’s work in September 2021.
Representatives of the corruption system continue to use their political weight and power to weaken Ukraine's anti-corruption bodies. This was stated by NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the 2021 Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting (2021 EEDIM), in Vienna, 18-19 October 2021.
On Oct. 6, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU), the National Police Internal Security Department, and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) notified 16 persons of suspicion of embezzling the assets of the Odesa territorial community and legalizing illegally obtained income.
On September 23, 2021, NABU and SAPO gave a notice of suspicion to the official of Joint-Stock Company (JSC) "Ukrzaliznytsia" (Ukrainian railways). He is suspected of abuse of office, as a result of which "Ukrzaliznytsia" suffered almost UAH 9.6 million of losses.
NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation into the beneficiary of a group of companies operating in Ukraine's road industry. He is suspected of providing an improper advantage to the Former Acting Head of the State Road Agency of Ukraine (Ukravtodor).
Compliance with the requirements of anti-corruption legislation is mandatory for every official, regardless of position or political connections. This was emphasized by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the panel discussion “Protecting the economy from the influence of organized crime” in the framework of the V Kharkiv International Legal Forum, held on September 20, 2021.
On Sept. 17, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) sent an indictment against the head of the financial service of one of the military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to court. He is accused of embezzling UAH 4.26 million.
NABU under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) gave a notice of suspicion to the ex-official of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine (he is also a lawyer). He is suspected of submitting false data to e-declaration. The actions of the official fall under Part 2 Article 366-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Sept. 17, 2021, NABU and SAPO notified the Head of the Vinnytsia District Court of suspicion of accepting an improper advantage. The Prosecutor General signed a notice of suspicion. The actions of the official fall under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
NABU Detectives have started pre-trial investigations in 41 criminal proceedings, notified 17 persons of suspicion, and filed 8 indictments against 13 people. These are the results of NABU’s work in August 2021.
The investigation of the Head of State Commercial Sea Port "Chernomorsk" and his accomplice, who were exposed accepting a USD 250 thousand of improper advantage, has been completed. On Sept. 13, 2021, the defense was granted access to the case files. Upon being examined, they will be referred to court. The actions of the suspects fall under Part 4 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Sept. 10, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) served a notice of suspicion to the former acting Director of a state enterprise and the Head of the Main Department of the State Geocadastre in Vinnytsia region.