In order to give the official answer to the Prosecutor General`s Office message on inconsistency of practice of reclaiming criminal proceedings from PGO to NABU for the further investigation we would like to emphasize the following.
The Solomyansky District Court of Kiev authorised seizing of assets in the Energomerezha Holding Company bank accounts in the amount of more than 116 million UAH. The motion filed by the NABU detectives in agreement with the Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's office was examined and granted on 4 March 2016.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has provided the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) with computers, advanced analytical software, and high-speed scanners which can digitize paper documents and make them electronically searchable. Thanks to this equipment all physical documents can now be digitized which will enhance investigative abilities by providing a means to search through disparate data and link clues from various sources.
Detectives of The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine are conducting an operation in Ternopil region. More than 40 searches have been already conducted.
The parliament has adopted a new legal tool in order to stop corruption among civil servants and politicians. The new law establishes the transparency of bank account of public officials. In order to get this law approved the EU offered Ukraine the carrot of a free visa regime as an incentive. Up to one million people could be required to use the new form to declare their income statements.