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04.08.2021

Kharkiv Regional Council Chairman suspected of taking UAH 1 million bribe

On August 4, 2021, NABU and SAPO notified the Chairman of the Kharkiv Regional Council of suspicion of accepting a UAH 1.05 million bribe. The actions of the official fall under Part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("Receipt of illegal benefit of gross amount by an official who occupies a responsible position, or by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, accompanied with requests of undue advantage").

03.08.2021

Kharkiv region forestry director suspected of embezzling over UAH 50 million

On August 3, 2021, NABU and SAPO detained the director of one of the Kharkiv region state forestry enterprises and the head of a company under the director's control (his relative). They are charged with misappropriating wood worth over UAH 50 million. Both of them were detained under Art. 208 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and will soon be notified of suspicion.

30.07.2021

15 graduates of the NABU Anti-Corruption School will have an internship at the National Bureau

The knowledge gained during the NABU Anti-Corruption School 2021 help to understand the importance of combating corruption for the successful development of the state, claimed 50 law students from all over Ukraine who joined the project. 15 of them are selected for internships at the National Bureau.

30.07.2021

Ex-Kharkiv aircraft plant official suspected of embezzling UAH 30 million

On July 30, 2021, NABU, SAPO, and the SBU notified one of the ex-officials of Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company (part of Ukroboronprom) of suspicion of embezzling USD 1.93 million and EUR 553.24 thousand (a total of some UAH 30 million). The actions of the suspect fall under Part 5 Art. 191 ("misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post") of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

28.07.2021

Ex-Head of SFGCU branch suspected of misappropriating grain worth almost UAH 15 million

On July 28, 2021, NABU, SAPO, and SSU unit for counterintelligence protection of economy notified the State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine PJSC ex-Head of suspicion of misappropriating grain worth over UAH 14.7 million. The actions of the suspect fall under Part 5 Article 191 ("misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post") of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

26.07.2021

NABU implements innovations to increase the efficiency of pre-trial investigation

To improve the efficiency of pre-trial investigation the National Bureau implements criminal process innovations such as transforming paper-based criminal procedure into electronic format, using procedural interview methodic, and standardization of pre-trial investigation. The Criminal Investigation Standards efficiency was the subject of discussion at NABU that took place on July 22, 2021. 

23.07.2021

Exposed Kharkiv Regional Council official notified of suspicion

On July 23, 2021, the Deputy Chairman of the Kharkiv Regional Council and his accomplice, a lawyer, who had been exposed the day before, were notified of suspicion of accepting a UAH 1.05 million bribe. The actions of the official fall under Part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("Accepting an illegal benefit in a particularly large amount, combined with extortion"), of his accomplice – under Part 5 Article 27, Part 4 Art. 368.