On April 16, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) exposed officers of the Security Service and the National Police in Ivano-Frankivsk region.
From the first day of its establishment, NABU has felt the support of the democratic world. But the help of foreign colleagues is especially important at a time when Ukraine is defending its independence in the war against russia.
"After the victory over the Russian occupier, Ukraine will face no less difficult challenge - the fight against corruption," says NABU Director Artem Sytnyk. "There are still many battles ahead. NABU is ready for them."
Leaders of anti-corruption bodies appealed to the Global Operational Network of Anti-Corruption Law Enforcement Authorities (GlobE Network) in order to terminate russia’s membership in the organization.
On Feb. 23, 2022, the High Anti-Corruption Court found the former Deputy Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons guilty of fraud and incitement to bribery, sentencing him to 10 years in prison with confiscation of property.
On Feb. 14, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) filed an indictment against a judge of the Dnipropetrovsk District Court in Dnipropetrovsk region. Her actions fall under Part 3 Art. 368 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
In January 2022, NABU launched investigations within 29 criminal cases, served 4 notices of suspicion, and filed four indictments against 7 persons. One conviction in respect of one person came into force. During the first month of the year NABU and SAPO charged the head of a Prosecutor General`s Office department with incitement to bribery and fraud.
On Feb. 10, 2022, the former director of the state enterprise "Market Operator" was notified of the end of the investigation into embezzling SE's UAH 2.15 million of which he is accused. The case materials were disclosed to the defense.
On Feb. 10, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) filed an indictment over the possible misappropriation of grain worth over UAH 3.2 million by officials of the State Reserve Agency of Ukraine.
NABU is an effective pre-trial investigation body that has proven its ability to counter top-level corruption in the last seven years. Therefore, it is extremely important to maintain the achieved results and established good practices. This is the biggest challenge of 2022 and the key task for a new NABU Director. This was emphasized by Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau Artem Sytnyk at the presentation of NABU's results in the second half of 2021.
On Feb. 9, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) exposed a deputy of the Kyiv City Council (chairman of one of the standing commissions of the Kyiv City Council) and five other persons receiving UAH 1.26 million of unlawful benefit for facilitating retail trade in the capital.