In January 2023, the Armed Forces of Ukraine received USD 785,000 and UAH 650,000 (about UAH 30 mln at NBU's exchange rate) thanks to the efforts of NABU and SAPO. These are funds seized from a former MP, head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, suspected of receiving undue advantage from a Czech company with russian background.
On Jan. 25, 2023, NABU and SAPO announced suspicions to the chairman and deputy of a city council in the Odesa region. They had been caught red-handed the day before after receiving USD 50,000. Their actions fall under Part 4 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Jan. 22, 2023, NABU and SAPO notified the Deputy Minister of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development of suspicion of requesting and accepting an undue advantage worth USD 400,000. His actions fall under Part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The charges were also brought against his confidant, an entrepreneur, and two accomplices.
NABU and SAPO infiltrated an organized criminal group to expose and stop massive embezzlement of budget funds. One of the group members was the Deputy Minister of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development. Detectives detained him right upon receiving USD 400,000 for facilitating the conclusion of contracts for the purchase of equipment at inflated prices.
On Jan. 19, 2023, NABU and SAPO notified the former Naftogaz of Ukraine board chair of suspicion of misappropriating over UAH 229 mln in 2018. His actions fall under Part 5 Art. 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Jan. 18, 2023, NABU and SAPO filed an indictment against the former MP, who was caught attempting to bribe the mayor of Dnipro with EUR 22 million. His actions fall under Part 4 Art. 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Jan. 16, 2023, NABU and SAPO completed the investigation into 15 persons suspected of the adoption and operation of the so-called "Rotterdam Plus" formula, due to which electricity consumers illegally overpaid more than UAH 20 billion during 2018-2019.
NABU and SAPO have discovered the former management of the State Foreign Trade Enterprise ”SpetsTechnoExport” (STE) embezzled in 2014-2015 and subsequently legalized more than USD 2.3 mln (UAH 40.8 mln). On Jan. 17, 2023, four participants in the corruption scheme were served with suspicion notices.
On Jan. 13, 2023, NABU and SAPO notified an incumbent MP of suspicion of specifying inaccurate information in his 2020 e-declaration regarding foreign real estate and funds in banking accounts. His actions fall under Part 1 Art. 366-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (as amended by Law of Ukraine No. 1074-Х of 04.12.2020). Since the whereabouts of the MP were unknown, he was notified of suspicion in absentia.
On Jan. 13, 2023, NABU and SAPO filed an indictment against the head of a Kirovohrad region district court, who had been caught accepting a USD 1,000 bribe, as well as two assistant judges. The actions of the accused fall under Part 2 Art. 28, Part 3 Art. 369-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, while those of the assistant judges also fall under Part 3 Art. 358 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Jan. 11, 2023, NABU and SAPO sent the case to court, accusing an incumbent MP of the 9th convocation of misstatements in his 2020 e-declaration. Such actions fall under Part 1 Article 366-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (as amended by the Law of Ukraine of 04.12.2020 No. 1074-IX).