On July 2, 2021, NABU and SAPO filed an indictment against the former First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, former Deputy Minister of Defense and Acting Director of the Department of the Ministry of Defense to court. They are charged with the embezzlement of UAH 17.44 million with their actions falling under Part 2, Art. 364 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
On June 30, 2021, NABU and SAPO referred an indictment against the former First Deputy Head of the State Migration Service of Ukraine to court. The actions of the accused fall under Part 4 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The ex-official is charged with committing a criminal offense in 2017 that was recorded after NABU's undercover operation intended to reveal corruption in the migration sphere.
The National Bureau scrupulously checks all the reports of crimes, including information on how and under what circumstances a person became aware of a possible offense. This was emphasized by NABU Detective Oleksandr Abakumov on June 24, 2021 at the International Conference "Whistleblowers in Ukraine: Success and Challenges".
On June 24, 2021, NABU and SAPO served a notice of suspicion to the former Head of the Ukrkhimtransamiak SE who abused power to embezzle more than UAH 42.5 million. His actions fall under Part 2 Aricle. 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On June 16, 2021, the Northern Commercial Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the first instance court, which invalidated the results of the auction for the sale of the assets of National Cinematheque of Ukraine SE (Natskinemateka). As a result, 14 buildings and facilities with total area of over 5 thousand sq.m. located across 8 hectares on the outskirts of Kyiv are to be returned to the State.
On June 15, 2021, the NABU Detectives and SAPO Prosecutors served notices of suspicion to a former head of Ukragroleasing SE NJSC and his accomplice, the head of a private company. Their illegal actions inflicted losses worth UAH 4.9 million to the State. The actions of the suspects fall under Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On June 15, 2021, NABU and SAPO filed an indictment regarding former Head of the Vinnytsia Oblast Road Service, who offered UAH 4.7 million of improper advantage to the Head of the Regional State Administration for amending the local budget expenditures. The actions of the accused fall under Part 3 Art. 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
NABU and SAPO have filed an indictment to court regarding two officials, who illegally leased the assets of Boryspil International Airport SE.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine and the State Service for Urban Planning (SSUP) will strengthen cooperation in the sphere of prevention and fight against corruption. This is stated in the Memorandum signed on June 14, 2021, by NABU Director Artem Sytnyk, Minister of Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine Oleksii Chernyshov and SSUP Head Semen Kryvonos.
In May 2021, NABU and SAPO served 11 persons with notices of suspicion, sent indictments against two others to court. One conviction came into force.
Most compliance procedures within NABU are aimed at establishing a culture of integrity and zero tolerance for corruption. Such cultural elements as self-awareness, self-control, an atmosphere of condemnation are the best safeguards in the Bureau's anti-corruption management system. This was emphasized by the Head of the Internal Control Department Roman Osypchuk at the expert talk "Compliance & Ethics in practice: challenges and trends", organized by the European Business Association (EBA) on June 8, 2021.