Ex-MP suspected of submitting false data to e-declarations

11.10.2019 00:00

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).

The MP`s location is currently being unknown. A notice of suspicion to the ex-official was given in accordance with Article 278, Article 135 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine.

The investigation revealed that ex-official did not submit the data on the financial liabilities for a total amount of almost 10 million UAH in e-declarations for 2015 and 2016 and over 9 million UAH in e-declaration for 2017.

The NABU Detectives have been conducting a pre-trial investigation as of the abovementioned facts since 2017.

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.