Without progressive corruption-intolerant youth, all efforts of anti-corruption agencies will be in vain. That is why awareness-raising activities for students are important part of interaction between the National Bureau and society. This was stressed by Oleksandr Skomarov, head of NABU’s Detective Department, during a talk with young participants of the All-Ukrainian Forum "Sophia of Kyiv: The Statehood We Fight For."
NABU's Anti-Corruption School has been recognized by EPAC and EACN as the most innovative anti-corruption initiative of the year! The award ceremony took place within the framework of the 21st annual EPAC/EACN conference held in Chisinau (Moldova) on Nov. 23-24, 2022.
NABU and SAPO have completed the investigation into a lawyer and an assistant judge of the Odesa Court of Appeal suspected of an attempt to bribe a judge of the Odesa Court of Appeal with USD 1.7 thousand. The lawyer's actions fall under Part 2 Art. 15, Part 4 Art. 27, Part 3 Art. 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, and the actions of the assistant judge - under Part 2 Art. 369-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. On Nov. 22, 2022, the case file was disclosed to the defense for perusal.
On Nov. 21, 2022, NABU and SAPO, together with NPU's Strategic Investigations Department in the Zhytomyr region, notified the former director and deputy director of the Zhytomyr Armored Plant of suspicion of embezzling plant's property worth more than UAH 4.5 million. Their actions fall under Part 5 Art. 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Nov. 18, 2022, NABU and SAPO obtained the extradition of the general director of a private enterprise, suspected of involvement in the embezzlement of UAH 6.5 million from Derzhinformiust SE. She had been wanted for almost five years, when competent authorities detained her in Germany this late May. The High Anti-Corruption Court has remanded her into custody with an alternative of UAH 496,200 bail.
NABU and SAPO have completed the investigation into the former deputy prosecutor of the Lviv region suspected of embezzling UAH 1.2 million and abuse of office, which caused damage to the state of almost half a million hryvnias. His actions fall under Part 5 Art. 191 and Part 2 Art. 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Nov. 17, 2022, NABU and SAPO notified an incumbent Ukrainian MP of suspicion of concealing assets worth about UAH 1.79 million in his 2020 electronic declaration. His actions fall under Part 1 Article 366-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Nov. 14, 2022, NABU and SAPO completed the investigation of a Kyiv region city mayor and a real estate owner, who are suspected of causing more than UAH 8.7 million in damages to the territorial community.
On Nov. 11, 2022, NABU and SAPO exposed two people, who incited a person accused in a case currently being heard in the High Anti-Corruption Court to provide an undue advantage for the alleged bribery of a SAPO prosecutor. The latter, in turn, had to offer the accused a plea deal.
The team of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau won the finals of the Integrity Hackathon – an international innovation competition in the field of integrity and anti-corruption, which took place on Nov. 11, 2022, in Vilnius. The event was organized by the Lithuanian Special Investigation Service (Specialiųjų tyrimų tarnyba, STT).
On Nov. 11, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) сompleted an investigation aginst the acting director of the State Enterprise "Okhtyrsky Bakery Combine" of the State Reserve Agency of Ukraine (SRAU).
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau, the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office, under the operational support of the Security Service Military Counterintelligence, have exposed three State Border Guard Service (SBGS) officials and two civilians, who organized a scheme of illegal border crossing by conscripted male citizens of Ukraine. On Nov. 8-10, 2022, they were notified of suspicion of a crime under Part 3 Art. 332 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.