NABU and SAPO completed a pre-trial investigation as of the facts of embezzlement of funds of Derzhinformjust State Enterprise (SE). The indictment as of four persons was sent to the High Anti Corruption Court. Among accused persons there are:
- the former General Director of Derzhinformjust SE — Part 5 Article 191, Part 1 Article 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine;
- the former Director of the Information Judicial Systems SE — Part 3 Article 27, Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine;
- the General Director of LLC — Part 5 Article 27, Part 5 Article 191; Part 5 Article 27, Part 1 Article 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine;
- the representative of a company registered in a foreign jurisdiction, a citizen of Estonia — Part 5 Article 27 Part 5 Article 191, Part 5 Article 27 Part 1 Article 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The investigation of the actions of the Director of the LLC involved in the corruption scheme (Part 5 Article 27, Part 5 Article 191, Part 1 Article 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine), since June 2019 has been investigated separately. She was put on the wanted list.
The investigation revealed that in November 2013, the former General Director of the Derzhinformjust SE signed a contract with a company under his control for the supply of computer software TrueConfserver and accompanying documentation. The first contract increased the cost, and the next contract did not provide for the supply of goods. Such actions caused UAH 6.5 million losses to the Derzhinformjust SE.
In addition, in late 2014, the official in collusion with the former Director General of Information Judicial Systems (ISS) facilitated the conclusion of agreements between Derzhinformjust and controlled companies to provide software development services. In fact, legal entitiesdid not provide services. The work was performed by former employees of ISS, pre-registered as persons-entrepreneurs. Thus, the total amount of losses caused to the SE amounts more than UAH 7.4 million.
The NABU Detectives started a pre-trial investigation as of these facts in July 2015 and completed in September 2019.
According to Article 62 of the Constitution of Ukraine a person is considered not-guilty in commission of crime and cannot be a subject to criminal punishment, until he or she is found guilty by the court.