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07.04.2021 00:00

Two lawyers exposed taking USD 100 thousand to help get "proper" decision from KDAC

On April 7, 2021, notices of suspicion were served to two lawyers who had been exposed the day before receiving an improper advantage in the amount of USD 100 thousand for its further transfer to judges of the Kyiv District Administrative Court. Their actions fall under Part 4 Article 27, Part 3 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

06.04.2021 00:00

"Krayan Plant case": indictment regarding three persons sent to court

On April 6, 2021, an indictment regarding three persons involved in the Krayan Plant corruption scheme was sent to court. These persons are charged with embezzling 92 million UAH from Odesa Сity budget during the purchase of the buildings of the Open Joint Stock Company (OJSC) "Holding Company “Krayan". The actions of all these persons fall under Part 5 Article 191, Part 3 Article 209 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

02.04.2021 00:00

USD 5 mln bribe case sent to HACC after facing risk of being taken from NABU

The NABU Detectives and the SAPO Prosecutors have filed an indictment to the High Anti-Corruption Court regarding persons who attempted to offer USD 5 mln in bribe to the Heads of anti-corruption agencies to ensure the closure of criminal proceedings involving the former Ecology Minister under President Yanukovych (suspected of the seizure of stabilization loan funds provided to Real Bank PJSC).

01.04.2021 00:00

Gas scheme case: indictment regarding private company ex-Head sent to court

On April 1, 2021, SAPO Prosecutors and NABU Detectives referred an indictment in relation to the former Head of two private companies involved in a corruption scheme that helped embezzle public funds during the extraction and sale of natural gas under joint venture agreements with Ukrgazvydobuvannia PJSC. This is one of the several indictments already filed within the so-called "gas scheme case".

29.03.2021 00:00

Kyiv Court of Appeal to decide fate of USD 5 mln bribe case contrary to CPC

The Supreme Court has ruled it is the Kyiv Court of Appeal and not the High Anti-Corruption Court that has to decide the fate of the case regarding an attempt to offer USD 5 mln in bribe to the heads of NABU and SAPO. The decision was made by the panel of judges of the Third Judicial Chamber of the Criminal Court of Cassation of the Supreme Court on March 26, 2021 (the full text of the decision will be announced on March 30).

25.03.2021 00:00

Case of causing 2.2 million damages to Foreign Intelligence Service sent to court

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office have completed an investigation into UAH 2.2 million in damages caused to the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine (FISU). On March 25, 2021, an indictment regarding three persons was sent to court.

19.03.2021 00:00

250 NABU Detectives, 40 SAPO prosecutors face old system revolt, - NABU Director

"For almost 6 years of our work, we have tracked down Ukrainian corruption in about 80 countries. These are the countries where participants in NABU cases, namely high-ranking officials, took the funds stolen in Ukraine and later legalized them. It is difficult to name the amount that has been siphoned off from Ukraine through corruption schemes. We can assume we are talking about billions," said Artem Sytnyk, Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, during the III International Criminal Law Forum.

17.03.2021 00:00

NABU discloses materials in KDAC case

The investigation into the attempts to seize state power, obstruct the work of the High Qualification Commission of Judges, as well as participation in a criminal organization and abuse of influence by the Сhairman and judges of the Kyiv District Administrative Court (KDAC) in collusion with a number of other persons, has been completed. On March 17, 2021, the suspects were granted access to the case materials.

The suspects include:

15.03.2021 00:00

NABU notifies three ex-PrivatBank officials of suspicion of UAH 8.2 billion embezzlement

On March 15, 2021, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau under the procedural guidance of SAPO served notices of suspicion of embezzlement of UAH 8.2 billion to ex-Board Chairman, his Deputy, and Head of the Interbank Operations Department of PJSC PrivatBank. All three are being investigated under Part 5 Article 191 (Misappropriation, embezzlement, or conversion of property by malversation committed in respect of an especially gross amount, or by an organized group) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

11.03.2021 00:00

55 new investigations, 5 cases sent to court – NABU and SAPO results in February 2021

In February, the NABU Detectives started pre-trial investigations into 55 criminal proceedings and served five notices of suspicion.  The SAPO Prosecutors sent four indictments and a motion for relief from liability to court. Three judgements of conviction in NABU and SAPO cases took effect.