On June 19, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) jointly with the officers of the Department of Economic Security of the National Police of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors detained the Deputy of Regional Council of Khmelnytsky Region – the Deputy Head of one of the Standing Committees. He is suspected of committing crimes under Part 2 Article 15, Part 4 Article 190 (Fraud), Part 4 Article 27, Part 2 Article 15, Part 4 Article 369 («Offer, promise, or give improper advantage to official») of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The detained Deputy promised to facilitate the renewal of the contract with the director of the communal educational institution and financing of capital expenditures of a sport school in the amount of more than 20 million UAH. The abovementioned person received an improper advantage in the amount of more than 50 thousand USD.
The detained was given a notice of suspicion. The NABU started pre-trial investigation of the abovementioned criminal proceeding in May 2017, based on receiving from the National Police of Ukraine the materials.