NABU Detectives have started pre-trial investigations in 38 criminal proceedings, notified 6 persons of suspicion, and filed 5 indictments against 13 persons. These are the results of NABU’s work in September 2021.
Representatives of the corruption system continue to use their political weight and power to weaken Ukraine's anti-corruption bodies. This was stated by NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the 2021 Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting (2021 EEDIM), in Vienna, 18-19 October 2021.
NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation of the former head and officials of Ukrinmash SE (a subsidiary of Ukroboronprom State Concern) suspected of embezzling more than EUR 140,000. On Oct. 12, 2021, the case files were disclosed.
NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation into a corruption scheme causing the state-owned Sea Commercial Port "Yuzhny" to suffer more than UAH 60 million in losses. On Oct. 12-13, 2021, the case materials were disclosed to 10 suspects.
On Oct. 6, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU), the National Police Internal Security Department, and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) notified 16 persons of suspicion of embezzling the assets of the Odesa territorial community and legalizing illegally obtained income.
On September 23, 2021, NABU and SAPO gave a notice of suspicion to the official of Joint-Stock Company (JSC) "Ukrzaliznytsia" (Ukrainian railways). He is suspected of abuse of office, as a result of which "Ukrzaliznytsia" suffered almost UAH 9.6 million of losses.
NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation into the beneficiary of a group of companies operating in Ukraine's road industry. He is suspected of providing an improper advantage to the Former Acting Head of the State Road Agency of Ukraine (Ukravtodor).
Compliance with the requirements of anti-corruption legislation is mandatory for every official, regardless of position or political connections. This was emphasized by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the panel discussion “Protecting the economy from the influence of organized crime” in the framework of the V Kharkiv International Legal Forum, held on September 20, 2021.
On Sept. 17, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) sent an indictment against the head of the financial service of one of the military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to court. He is accused of embezzling UAH 4.26 million.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) have notified an ex-official of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine (he is also a lawyer) of suspicion of submitting misstatements to his e-declaration. The actions of the suspect fall under Part 2 Article 366-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On Sept. 17, 2021, NABU and SAPO notified the Head of the Vinnytsia District Court of suspicion of accepting an improper advantage. The Prosecutor General signed a notice of suspicion. The actions of the official fall under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.