On Sept. 3, 2021, NABU and SAPO filed an indictment against the former chairman of the Chernivtsi Regional Council, charged with receiving a USD 180,000 bribe, and one person also involved in the crime.
On Sept. 2, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) filed an indictment against 12 suspects in the probe into embezzling state-owned savings bank Oschadbank's USD 20 million.
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On Aug. 20, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) notified the director of one of Kharkiv's utility companies of completing a pre-trial investigation into abuse of office. The case materials were disclosed for the defense for examination.
NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation of one more participant in the corruption scheme used to steal granulated sugar worth UAH 211.65 million owned by the State Specialized Budgetary Institution "Agrarian Fund". On Aug. 19, 2021, the prosecution sent an indictment drawn up by Detectives to court.
On Aug. 20, 2021, NABU and SAPO detained a member of the Commission for the Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries (KRAIL) accepting a USD 90 thousand bribe for facilitating the issue of gambling permits and licenses.
In July 2021, NABU Detectives launched probes within 48 criminal cases, served eight notices of suspicion, and filed 19 indictments against eight people. One conviction in respect of three persons came into force.
On Aug. 12, 2021, NABU and SAPO filed the case against the ex-Pivdendiproshakht SE Acting Director and his Deputy with the High Anti-Corruption Court. Both are charged with embezzling UAH 7 million from the company.
On Aug. 12, 2021, NABU and SAPO sent an indictment against the former Head of the National Police in Odesa region (from September 2016 to April 2019), his ex-deputy and two heads of private companies to court. All four are accused of illegally seizing a large batch of tobacco products previously withdrawn from illicit trafficking. Their actions fall under Part 5 Art. 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post").
On Aug. 11, 2021, NABU and SAPO filed an indictment with the High Anti-Corruption Court against an MP and his accomplice accused of extorting and taking an illegal benefit. As previously reported, in the summer of 2020, the National Bureau learnt about the existence of an organized criminal group trading legal powers of parliamentarians. To identify all its members and promptly document their activities, NABU launched a special operation involving an undercover Detective.
NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation of another participant in the scheme to embezzle UAH 92 million from the Odesa Сity budget during the purchase of buildings of HC Krayan OJSC. On Aug. 11, 2021, SAPO Prosecutors filed an indictment drawn up by NABU Detectives to court. The actions of the accused, an accomplice who coordinated the actions of the participants in the crime, fall under Part 5 Art. 27, Part 5 Art. 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.