amber mafia

11.07.2017 00:00

NABU calls on the Ukrainian Parliament to give a permission on detention and arrest of the MPs involved in so-called «amber scheme»

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) calls on the Verhovna Rada of Ukraine to support the submissions for criminal prosecution, detention and arrest of the Members of Parliament (MPs) Maksym Poliakov and Boryslav Rosenblat  involved in the so-called «amber case». It should be reminded that the NABU Detectives in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA) with the help of an undercover agent established a scheme of the abovementioned MPs receiving an improper advantage in amount of 300 thousand USD from the representative of a foreign company through MPs’ close people. The funds were used to prepare Draft Laws, to make an unlawful influence on officials of the State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre, the State Forestry Agency, the State Service of Geology and Mineral Resources of Ukraine, local self-government bodies, the courts and the Prosecutor's offices with the aim of unrestricted decision-making in favor of the abovementioned foreign company.

20.06.2017 00:00

NABU and SAPO detained and gave notices of suspicion to accomplices of the so-called "amber mafia". Two MPs allegedly affiliated.

On June 19, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors detained 7 persons involved in demanding and receiving improper advantage for the assistance to a foreign company in the realization of amber mining in Ukraine. The operation was implemented jointly with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA).