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

15.02.2019 00:00

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.


During the previous month, a number of persons involved in resonance crimes were given notices of suspicion. Thus, 15 persons are suspected of involvement in corruption schemes at the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) "Ukrzaliznytsia" (Ukrainian railways). As a result of the purchase of turnouts at inflated prices, 93 million UAH was embezzled. Within the second case related to the corruption at the SE "Ukrzaliznytsia" 98 million UAH was embezzled because of purchases a fuel at inflated prices.

In addition, the ex-head of the State Enterprise "Ukrcosmos" was given a notice of suspicion of causing more than 8 million USD losses to the SE. The former Deputy of the Poltava Regional Council suspected of submitting false data to e-declarations.

Currently the NABU Detectives investigate 693 criminal proceedings. 180 cases, the investigations in which the NABU and the SAPO completed, must be considered by the court. Several cases were sent to courts in January, among them there are the case as of the facts of submitting false data to e-declarations by the ex-Head of the State Ecological Inspection of Ukraine, and case as of the prosecutor of the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine accused with bribing.

Updated statistics of the NABU activity are on the main page of the official website.