NABU and SAPO have completed the investigation of an employee of the SSU Department of Counterintelligence Protection of the State's Information Security Interests, who was caught receiving USD 60,000 in undue advantage. His actions fall under part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. On Oct. 20, 2022, the case file was disclosed to the defense for perusal.
The President of Ukraine has awarded Orders of Courage of the Third Degree to five employees of the National Bureau, who took part in counter-subversive activities in the Mykolaiv region.
On Oct. 18, 2022, NABU and SAPO exposed a former Ukrainian lawmaker attempting to bribe the mayor of Dnipro for EUR 22 million. The sum of the undue advantage is one of the biggest among those recorded in Ukraine.
NABU and SAPO have exposed a lawyer who aided and abetted in securing unauthorized access to the closed section of the Unified State Register of Court Decisions in order to conceal the corruption scheme for illegal trade in seized property transferred under the management of the Asset Recovery and Management Agency (ARMA). On Oct. 19, 2022, he was notified of suspicion of committing a crime under Part 5 Art. 27, Part 2 Art. 361 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Thus, the number of scheme participants has increased to eight persons.
On Oct. 17, 2022, NABU and SAPO served suspicion notices to the former head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, who received USD 5.5 million and more than EUR 21 million in undue advantage for VAT refunds to agricultural holding companies, and his accomplice (adviser, the owner of the agricultural holding). Their actions fall under Part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The owner of the agricultural holding was notified of suspicion of bribery (Part 4 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). Since his whereabouts are unknown, he was notified of suspicion in absentia (under Article 135, Article 278 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine).
On Oct. 16, 2022, NABU and SAPO served suspicion notices to an officer of the National Police Investigative Department in the Sumy region and his accomplice, a lawyer, who had been caught red-handed a day earlier. Their actions fall under Part 3 Art. 368 and Part 4 Article 27, Part 3 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Oct. 14, 2022, NABU and SAPO notified an incumbent MP of suspicion of concealing assets in her e-declaration worth more than UAH 4.4 million. Such actions fall under Part 1Article 366-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
In September 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine started 53 investigations. Suspicion notices were served to 29 persons. Five indictments against eight persons were sent to court.
On Oct. 12, 2022, NABU and SAPO notified the former director of Ukrburshtyn state enterprise and two his accomplices of suspicion of corruption and forgery.
NABU and SAPO have established new facts of the embezzlement of funds at Ukrekoresursy SE.