ARMA

30.12.2022

Seized assets fraud: organized criminal group exposed

NABU and SAPO have obtained evidence that the massive embezzlement of ARMA-managed assets, exposed earlier this year, was implemented by a criminal group consisting of four persons. On Dec. 29, 2022, the group's organizer, the owner of several law companies, was notified of suspicion under Part 3 Art. 27, Part 5 Art. 191; Part 3 Art. 27, Part 3 Art. 28, Part 2 Art. 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Since his whereabouts were unknown, he was notified of suspicion in absentia.

19.10.2022

ARMA UAH 426 million embezzlement case: new suspect

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.

20.07.2022

Misappropriation of USD 398,000 by ex-ARMA officials: investigation completed

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) have completed the investigation into the misappropriation of USD 398,000 previously seized and handed over to the Asset Recovery and Management Agency (ARMA). On July 19, 2022, the case file was disclosed to the defense before its referral to court.

14.07.2022

NABU, SAPO expose corruption in seized property sales

On July 12, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) notified the former head of the Asset Recovery and Management Agency (ARMA) of suspicion of abuse of power and embezzlement of over UAH 426 million. His actions fall under Part 5 Art. 191; Part 2 Art. 28, Part 2 Art. 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

16.06.2022

NABU adapts to work under war conditions: discussion

A full-scale russian invasion changed the lives of the entire country and affected the work of state institutions. The anti-corruption agencies were ready to face these challenges: they successfully adapted their work to a new reality and continued to fight corruption. After all, effective anti-corruption efforts is what Ukraine is required as a potential candidate for EU membership.

10.12.2021 15:59

Effective fight against corruption is based on strong anti-corruption agencies, political will, and public control, - Artem Sytnyk

The anti-corruption reform in Ukraine, launched in 2014 after the Revolution of Dignity, has proven that the victory over corruption is only possible with its effective prevention, fair punishment for crimes, political will and constant public control. This was emphasized by Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine Artem Sytnyk during the conference "7 Years of Anti-Corruption Reforms: Challenges and Results", which took place on Dec. 9, 2021 in Kyiv.

03.07.2020

Cooperation between NABU and ARMA strengthens the fight against corruption

The interaction of the state bodies in the assets search investigations helps to fortify the fight against corruption and resolves problems within the management of seized property. It was stressed by the Director of the Lviv Territorial Office of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Taras Lopushanskiy and the representatives of the West Interregional Territorial Department of the National Agency of Ukraine for finding, tracing and management of assets derived from corruption and other crimes (ARMA) at the meeting on July 3, 2020.