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03.08.2017 00:00

Public funds embezzlement case of the South Ukraine electric power producing complex: a new suspect is detected

On August 2, 2017, 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) detained a person suspected of 27 million UAH public funds embezzlement of the State Enterprise (SE) National Nuclear Energy Generating Company (NNEGC) Energoatom. The detained person is suspected of committing a crime under Part 5 Article 27, Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine («Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post»).

28.07.2017 00:00

NABU completed pre-trial investigation of the case of the Head of State Fiscal Service of Ukraine

The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors completed a pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS) and the Head of the Debt Redemption Department of the SFS. On July 28, 2017, the suspects and the defense were provided with access to the documents of the pre-trial investigation.

28.07.2017 00:00

Kharkiv Territorial Office of the NABU started working

On July 28, 2017, the Territorial Office of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine was opened in Kharkiv. The address of Kharkiv Territorial Office, where an appeal office works, is Moskovsky Prospekt, 140, Kharkiv. Later on the workplaces for the Detectives and the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) will be equipped.

20.07.2017 02:30

E-declarations: the first suspect is a retired judge from the Lugansk Region (infographic)

On July 19, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) gave a notice of suspicion to the ex-head of one of the City Courts of Lugansk Region for allegedly committing crimes under Article 366-1 («Submission of false data to e-declaration») and Part 2 Article 368-2 («Illegal enrichment») of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

20.07.2017 00:00

Court dismissed from his position the suspected Director of the Lviv Armor Vehicle Factory

The Solomyansky District Court of Kyiv satisfied the petition filed by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) and dismissed from his post the Director of the Lviv Armor Vehicle Factory (LAVF) until September 13, 2017. The official is suspected of committing a crime under Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (“Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by the abuse of office”). He was given a notice of suspicion in terms of investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the fact of funds embezzlement while purchasing engines for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. There are 4 more persons among other suspects.

19.07.2017 16:15

NABU and SAPO detained officials of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the SE "Lviv Armor Vehicle Factory"

On July 14, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) detained a number of officials of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the State Enterprise (SE) “Lviv Armor Vehicle Factory”. The detainees are suspected of committing crimes under Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (“Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by the abuse of office”). The intermediary, who is also the founder of the commercial structure, was also detained.

14.07.2017 18:49

Official Statement: Currently, there is no alternative to establishing of a separate Anti-Corruption Court

Along with latest discussions in media about possible establishment of a Specialized Аnti-Corruption Court, and discussions among international partners of Ukraine, some members of parliament and high-ranking public officials are deliberately lobbying an opinion as though establishment of a separate Court is unjustified, costly, and time-consuming process. As an alternative, they propose to develop anti-corruption chambers within existing courts of general jurisdiction. There is a strong reason to believe, that the statement of the President of European Commission, noting that the European Union considers it sufficient to create a Special Anti-Corruption Chamber is a consequence of a targeted attempt to mislead Ukraine’s European partners.

11.07.2017 00:00

NABU calls on the Ukrainian Parliament to give a permission on detention and arrest of the MPs involved in so-called «amber scheme»

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) calls on the Verhovna Rada of Ukraine to support the submissions for criminal prosecution, detention and arrest of the Members of Parliament (MPs) Maksym Poliakov and Boryslav Rosenblat  involved in the so-called «amber case». 

07.07.2017 13:34

AMBER FROM MEMBERS OF UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT: How the NABU, the SAPO and the FBI exposed the corrupt schemе

What happened?

On analyzing social, economic, legislative and regulatory processes in Ukraine, the NABU identified that among spheres that are the most susceptible to top-corruption is extraction and realization of amber on the territory of Rivno, Zhytomyr and Volyn Regions. Clearly these processes have illegal character, and it would be impossible to conduct them without support of representatives of state authorities, including some of the representatives of the Parliament. Having collected the data both from open and confidential sources, electronic databases and keeping in mind possible illegal involvement of law enforcement and controlling agencies, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine decided to initiate a special operation to disclose a criminal activity of participants of an organized group. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has the right to take such actions according to Article 8 of the Law of Ukraine «On Special Investigative Techniques».

Following her cover story, the NABU Detective «Kateryna», acting as a person cooperating with foreign construction company interested in investing in legal extraction and exports of amber, established and developed trustworthy relations with possible participants of illegal operations with amber. «Kateryna» shared with these persons the company's plans to invest funds if the legislation on extraction and export of amber is changed. The longread helps to find out what have happened next...

30.06.2017 00:01

Indictment as of two Security Service of Ukraine officials, who were detained on receiving of 50 thousand USD improper advantage, was sent to the court

On June 30, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Anti-Corruption prosecutors  completed the pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of receiving an improper advantage by the 2 officials of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU). The abovementioned persons are suspected of committing a crime under Part 4 Article 368 and Part 3 Article 369-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine («Accepting an offer, promise or receiving an improper advantage by an official»). On the same day the indictment was sent to the court.

30.06.2017 00:00

NABU detained the judge from Lugansk region on receiving an improper advantage

On June 30, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors jointly with the employees of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) detained the Acting Head of the City Court in Lugansk region on receiving an improper advantage.

29.06.2017 00:01

NABU will continue cooperation with the FBI for two more years

Over the next two years the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA) (International Corruption Unit) will cooperate in investigations related to money laundering, international asset recovery and Ukrainian high-level officials’ bribery and corruption. This is stated in the Memorandum of Understanding between the NABU and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which was signed on June 29,2017, by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk and the Head of the FBI Criminal Division Matthew Moon.