More than 450 persons were exposed on corruption - the results of the NABU’s and the SAPO’s work in November

11.12.2018 00:00

The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) sent 172 cases to courts, 7 of them — in November 2018. Trials have not started in 49 out of 172 proceedings that were sent to court.

295 persons are accused of committing crimes within these cases. In particular, in November 2018, the NABU and the SAPO sent to the courts the indictments as of:

the former Head of the State Enterprise (SE) «Lutsk Сombine of Bakeries #2» and the Head of the elevator of the same SE, allegedly involved in more than 56 million UAH public funds embezzlement. They are accused of committing a crime under Part 5 Article191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine («Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property»).

the judge of one of the district courts of the Luhansk Region, who was exposed on receiving an improper advantage in August 2018. The judge is accused of committing a crime under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine («Accepting an offer, promise or receiving an improper advantage by an official who occupies a responsible position»).

the judge of the Commercial Court of Sumy Region, who is accused of demanding and attempt to receive 26.6 thousand USD of improper advantage. He is accused of committing a crime under Part 4 Article 368 («Accepting an offer, promise or receiving an improper advantage by an official»).

In November, the defense had been granted with access to the materials of some of the criminal proceedings for review. Among those cases there are:

case of causing 2.188 million UAH damage to the NJSC «Nadra Ukrayny»;

6.4 million EUR funds embezzlement of the SE National Nuclear Energy Generating Company (NNEGC) «Energoatom»;

illegal enrichment and failure to declare income by the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine.

In general, as of the end of November, the NABU Detectives and the SAPO prosecutors investigate 726 criminal proceedings. 159 persons are suspected of committing crimes. Among the suspects there are the ex-Director and the ex-Deputy Director of the «Aviakon» and the commercial Head of a private company of offshore jurisdiction. They are suspected of abuse of office, resulted in 13 million UAH losses caused to the State Enterprise (SE) Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant «Aviakon».

The updated statistics of the NABU activities are on the main page of the official site.