60 new investigations, 48 notices of suspicion — NABU, SAPO results in October

11.11.2022 00:00

In October 2022, NABU launched investigations within 60 criminal cases, served 48 notices of suspicion, and filed 4 indictments regarding 11 persons. Notices of suspicion were given to:

In addition, the NABU Detectives completed investigations as of a number of resonant criminal proceedings. Among them there are as of the following persons:

  • the deputy of the Odesa Regional Council - chairman of one of the commissions of the Regional Council, who received an illegal benefit for not interfering with the company's activities, as well as for a "guarantee" of remaining in office;
  • the former executives of Ukrinmash SE, suspected of an attempt to embezzle USD 488 thousand;
  • four persons, suspected of embezzlement of UAH 7.7 million of Derzhinformiust State Enterprise (SE);
  • a person,  who tried to attempted bribery for almost USD 120,000 of the head of the State Inspectorate for Architecture and Urban Planning of Ukraine;
  • an employee of the SSU Department of Counterintelligence Protection of the State's Information Security Interests, who was caught receiving USD 60,000 in undue advantage;
  • the top management of PrivatBank suspected of embezzling over UAH 8.4 billion;

During the last month, the following cases were referred to the HACC:

In addition, in order to help citizens of Ukraine who are looking for prisoners of war, dead relatives, missing persons, including among the civilian population due to the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, the National Bureau received and processed more than 14,000 appeals. It is about filling out questionnaire data, collecting primary information, data for exchange, etc.

In October, the President of Ukraine has awarded Orders of Courage of the Third Degree to five employees of the National Bureau, who took part in counter-subversive activities in the Mykolaiv region.

 

According to Article 62 of the Constitution of Ukraine, a person is considered non-guilty in the commission of a crime and cannot be subject to criminal punishment until he or she is found guilty by court.