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18.02.2019 00:00

"Gas case": the indictment as of MP-organizer of the scheme sent to court

On February 18, 2019, the indictment as of the Member of Parliament of Ukraine (MP) Oleksandr Onyshchenko, accused of organizing public funds embezzlement scheme while producing and selling gas under joint operation agreements with the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) “Ukrgasvydobuvannia” (the so-called "gas case"), was sent to the Pechersky District Court of Kyiv. The investigation as of another participant of the corruption scheme — Financial Director of the companies controlled by the MP was also completed.

15.02.2019 00:00

476 persons were prosecuted — the NABU results as of the end of January 2019

166 persons are suspected of committing offenses, investigated by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO). 310 persons are accused of committing crimes within the top-corruption cases. These are the results of the work of the NABU and the SAPO as of the end of January 2019.

14.02.2019 00:00

NABU's cooperation with the UK law enforcement agencies resulted in arrest of 297 thous. USD of the ex-Head of the Ukrainian SFS

On February 14, 2019, during the consideration of the case as of the ex-Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, the Shevchenkivsky District Court of Kyiv arrested 297 thousand USD stored by the ex-official in a bank account in the the United Kingdom. According to the court decision, the competent authorities of the United Kingdom in the framework of international legal assistance may resolve the issue of the arrest of these funds.

13.02.2019 00:00

Case as of the facts of embezzlement of funds intended for IDPs was sent to court

The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) completed a pre-trial investigation as of the facts of embezzlement of funds intended for internally displaced persons (IDPs). On February 11, 2019, the indictment as of the Head of the Service for Children and Families of the Kyiv Regional State Administration was sent to Pechersky District Court of Kyiv.

13.02.2019 00:00

Case as of causing damage to the SE «Ukrcosmos»: the pre-trial investigation is completed

On February 13, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) completed the pre-trial investigation of the case as of the facts of causing 8.245 million USD damage to the State Enterprise (SE) «Ukrcosmos». The defence and the suspects had been granted with access to the documents of the pre-trial investigation.

11.02.2019 00:00

1.6 bln UAH losses of the State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine: the pre-trial investigation is completed

The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO), completed a pre-trial investigation of the case as of a representative of the international Grain Trader involved in causing losses to the PJSC “State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine” (SFGCU) in the amount of more than 60 million USD (more than 1.6 billion UAH).  On February 11, 2019, the suspect and the defence were provided with access to the materials of the pre-trial investigation.

08.02.2019 00:00

Report on the results during the second half of 2018: the NABU proved to be an effective law-enforcement body

Among 176 cases, in which the NABU Detectives completed the pre-trial investigations, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) as a law-enforcement body fulfilled its task. Further, the task of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine (CAPO) is to prosecute persons, and the task of the court is to found guilty or non-guilty corrupt officials. This was emphasized by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk on February 8, 2019.

07.02.2019 00:00

Case as of 68.72 mln UAH damage caused to Ukrtelefilm: ex-Director was given a notice of suspicion

On February 6, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) and the Prosecutor's Office of Kyiv jointly with the representatives of the Main Directorate of Economic Counter-Intelligence Protection of the State's Interests of the Security Service of Ukraine gave a notice of suspicion to ex-Director General of the State Enterprise (SE) «Ukrainian Television Film Studio» Ukrtelefilm». He is suspected of abuse of office and the use of fake documents, resulting in more than 68.72 million UAH damage caused to the SE. The actions of an ex-Director qualified under Part 2 Article 364, Part 4 Article 358 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

25.01.2019 00:00

Two MP assistants were given notices of suspicion

The assistant of one of the Members of Parliament of Ukraine (MP), a former official of the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) «Ukrzaliznytsia» (Ukrainian railways), was given a notice of suspicion. He is suspected of 93.27 million UAH public funds embezzlement of the PJSC «Ukrzaliznytsia». According to the investigation, this person is the organizer of the corruption scheme and its executor. Actions of the suspect are qualified under Part 3 Article 27, Part 2 Article 28, Part 1 Article 205 and Parts 2,3 Article 27 Part 5, Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

25.01.2019 00:00

Anti-Corruption Court should pass sentences in cases of high-level corruption

The system of Ukrainian anti-corruption agencies needs to be improved in order for it to work better. This was a topic of public discussion "The NABU, the SAPO, the ARMA — achievements and challenges". The event was held in Kharkiv on January 23, 2019.

24.01.2019 00:00

SE Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority case: agreement for 290 million UAH was declared invalid

The agreement between the State Enterprise «Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority» (hereinafter – SE USPA) and the Limited Liability Company (LLC) «Tekhnmorgidrostroy Mykolaiv» on dredging works in ports of Ukraine for a total amount of 290 million UAH was declared invalid. The Commercial Court of Kyiv made the decision on January 24, 2019. Thus, the court completely satisfied the lawsuit filed by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) in August 2018 in order to protect the state interests.

24.01.2019 00:00

NABU told the UN Member States about the results of its work

The analysis of electronic declarations of top officials is one of the key mechanisms of the detection of corruption. That what Oleksandr Skomarov, the Head of one of the Detectives Units of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), had said at the 15th annual session of the United Nations Convention against Corruption in Vienna (the Republic of Austria) on January 22-24, 2019.