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19.01.2022

Case of Soborna Square reconstruction: investigation completed

On Jan. 18, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) completed an investigation into a corruption scheme used by local officials to embezzle more than UAH 26,8 million from the city budget during the reconstruction of Soborna Square in Mykolaiv. The case materials were disclosed for review. There are nine persons involved in the scheme:

19.01.2022

Head of PGO department charged with incitement to bribery

On Jan. 19, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) jointly with the General Inspectorate of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) served a suspicion notice to the head of a Prosecutor General`s Office department. The official is charged with incitement to bribery and fraud, his actions falling under Part 4 Article 27, Part 4 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

13.01.2022

PGO prosecutor exposed on incitement to bribery and fraud

On Jan. 13, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) jointly with the General Inspectorate of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) exposed the deputy head of one of the PGO departments on incitement to bribery and fraud. One more person, an intermediary, was also detained. The actions of both fall under Part 4 Art. 27, Part 2 Art. 15, Part 4 Art. 369, Part 2 Art. 15, Part 4 Art. 190 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

29.12.2021

NABU completes investigation into Mezhyhiria seizure, residence goes to ARMA

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) have completed an investigation of the former President of Ukraine and his son charged with seizing the Mezhyhiria residence by abusing their official position. The actions of the ex-president fall under Part 5 Art. 191, Part 3 Art. 209, Part 5 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, his son - under Part 5 Art. 191, Part 3 Art. 209 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

29.12.2021

Ukragroleasing UAH 4.9 million damages case sent to court

On Dec. 29, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) issued an indictment against a former Chairman of the Board of Ukragroleasing NJSC and his accomplice, the head of a private company. The actions of the suspects fall under Part 2 Art. 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

21.12.2021

Defense Ministry official suspected of attempted bribery

On Dec. 21, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) served a notice of suspicion to the head of the structural unit of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine. He is charged with asking for UAH 24 million to influence the results of an audit. The actions of the suspect fall under Part 3 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

20.12.2021

Adviser to the Minister of Energy suspected of embezzling over UAH 2.15 million

On Dec. 20, 2021, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) served a notice of suspicion to a former director of the state enterprise (SE) "Market Operator" (who is also a freelance adviser to the Minister of Energy of Ukraine). He is suspected of embezzling almost UAH 2.15 million. The actions of the suspect fall under Part 5 Art. 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

17.12.2021

Assessing the effectiveness of law enforcement agencies in Ukraine requires a new approach, — Oleksandr Abakumov

It is impossible to measure the effectiveness of a law enforcement agency solely by statistics. Only an expert external audit could help assess the work of law enforcement agencies. Oleksandr Abakumov, deputy head of NABU’s detective unit, believes.