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24.10.2022

Anti-corruption brain-ring: how to learn something useful while playing

During anti-corruption intensives from representatives of the National Bureau, cadets and students of displaced universities learned what a true detective should be and how to search for the necessary information on the Internet. The agenda included training from the NABU detectives, as well as an anti-corruption brain-ring.

24.10.2022

Ex-MP suspected of orchestrating corruption scheme at Odesa Port Plant

On Oct. 21, 2022, NABU and SAPO notified a former Ukrainian MP of suspicion of organizing a corruption scheme that caused UAH 93.3 million in damage to JSC "Odesa Port Plant" (99.57 percent owned by the state). His actions fall under Part 3 Article 27 Part 2 Article 28 Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

20.10.2022

NABU completes investigation of SSU cyber security officer

NABU and SAPO have completed the investigation of an employee of the SSU Department of Counterintelligence Protection of the State's Information Security Interests, who was caught receiving USD 60,000 in undue advantage. His actions fall under part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. On Oct. 20, 2022, the case file was disclosed to the defense for perusal.

19.10.2022

ARMA UAH 426 million embezzlement case: new suspect

NABU and SAPO have exposed a lawyer who aided and abetted in securing unauthorized access to the closed section of the Unified State Register of Court Decisions in order to conceal the corruption scheme for illegal trade in seized property transferred under the management of the Asset Recovery and Management Agency (ARMA). On Oct. 19, 2022, he was notified of suspicion of committing a crime under Part 5 Art. 27, Part 2 Art. 361 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Thus, the number of scheme participants has increased to eight persons.

18.10.2022

Ex-SFS head, agricultural tycoon suspected of massive VAT refund fraud

On Oct. 17, 2022, NABU and SAPO served suspicion notices to the former head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, who received USD 5.5 million and more than EUR 21 million in undue advantage for VAT refunds to agricultural holding companies, and his accomplice (adviser, the owner of the agricultural holding). Their actions fall under Part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The owner of the agricultural holding was notified of suspicion of bribery (Part 4 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). Since his whereabouts are unknown, he was notified of suspicion in absentia (under Article 135, Article 278 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine).

17.10.2022

Sumy region police officer exposed taking undue advantage

On Oct. 16, 2022, NABU and SAPO served suspicion notices to an officer of the National Police Investigative Department in the Sumy region and his accomplice, a lawyer, who had been caught red-handed a day earlier. Their actions fall under Part 3 Art. 368 and Part 4 Article 27, Part 3 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.