On October 18, 2019, the Former First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine (NSDC), detained by the NABU Detectives on October 17, was given a notice of suspicion. He is suspected of abuse of office and non-declaration of income. The actions of the suspect are qualified under Part 2 Article 364 and Article 366-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The notice of suspicion was signed by the SAPO Head.
The meeting of the EPAC International Working Group “Educational and Values Management Measures” was held on October 14-15, 2019, in Bucharest, Romania. The purpose of the meeting was to exchange ideas and experience in implementing raising awareness campaigns, to develop common standards and strategies, to promote best practices for integrity.
The representatives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine, the Office of the Prosecutor General, the Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office have completed Leadership training. The training was organized by the UK’s College of Policing with the the support of the National Crime Agency and British Embassy Kyiv. On October 11, 2019, Melinda Simmons, British Ambassador to Ukraine, presented participants with correspodense certificates.
On October 11, 2019, 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) gave a notice of suspicion to ex-Member of Parliament of Ukraine. He is suspected of submitting a false data to e-declarations (Article 366-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).
134 persons are suspected of committing corruption crimes within 752 criminal proceedings investigated by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office. 224 cases as of 398 persons were sent to court. These are the results of the activities of the NABU and the SAPO as of September 30, 2019.
The pre-trial investigation as of the facts of more than 58 million UAH public funds embezzlement while purchasing of fuel for the needs of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (MDU) was completed.
On October 7, 2019, an indictment as of four officials of the MDU and beneficial owner of a private company was sent to the High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine.
Anti-bribery management system of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is recognized as the best in Europe for 2019. According to the results of ISO 37001:2016 audit process conducted by PECB Group Inc. in April 2019 the NABU was named the winner of European Audited Business of the Year award at the Award Ceremony, held in Brussels on October 3, 2019.
On October 2, 2019, 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) gave notices of suspicion to 3 persons. They are suspected of causing damage in the amount of 20 million UAH to the State Enterprise (SE) “Ukrzaliznychpostach” (since December 2015 - Branch of the JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia") and attempt to embezzle 44 million UAH.
Exposing corruption schemes requires constant interaction between law enforcement and the public. Therefore, effective communication between each other is extremely important. The meeting of representatives of the World Bank and the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine with media in Odesa took place on September 27, 2019. The participants discussed the results and perspectives of the implementation of anti-corruption reform, the World Bank’s support in the fight against corruption in Ukraine, as well as the role of media in the combating corruption.
In “Eurointegrators,” media expert and ex-Deputy Minister for Information Policy of Ukraine Tetiana Popova sits down with diplomats, heads of international organizations, and Ukrainian power brokers to discuss Ukraine’s European integration.In this episode, the guests are Artem Sytnyk, Head of the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, and Volodymyr Petrakovsky – Ukraine’s former Prosecutor General.The show is produced by a Ukrainian NGO Information Security and Oboz.TV.
On September 27, 2019, 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) gave a notice of suspicion to an ex-Member of Parliament on 20 million USD embezzlement of the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) “State Savings Bank of Ukraine” (100% state-owned).