The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) finished the pre-trial investigation as of the Chairman and a Member of the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine. The suspects and the defense are provided with access to the documents of the pre-trial investigation. The Chairman of the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine is suspected of committing a crime under the Part 2 Article 28, Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine («Abuse of authority or office»).
A Head Controller (the Director of the Agricultural Industry, Nature Protection and Emergencies Audit Department, Member of the Accounting Chamber) is suspected of committing a crime under Part 4 Article 27, Part 2 Article 28, Part 2 Article 364, Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine («Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post»).
The investigation revealed that during the period from January 2014 to March 2015 the Chairman of the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine was preparing and signing official documents abusing his official post and acting in the interests of a Head Controller. These actions resulted in illegal alienation of 2-bedrooms apartment in new building in Kyiv to private property of the Head Controller’s relative.
The abovementioned relative was given notice of suspicion. On the basis of failing to appear he was put on the national wanted list.
It should be reminded that on November 16, 2016, the NABU Detectives jointly with the Anti-corruption prosecutor gave a notice of suspicion to the Chairman and to a Member of the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine.