In January 2023, the Armed Forces of Ukraine received USD 785,000 and UAH 650,000 (about UAH 30 mln at NBU's exchange rate) thanks to the efforts of NABU and SAPO. These are funds seized from a former MP, head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, suspected of receiving undue advantage from a Czech company with russian background.
Armed Forces of Ukraine
USD 684,000, seized within NABU and SAPO investigations into corruption at customs, have been sent to the needs of the Ukrainian military.
UAH 113.7 million, seized within NABU and SAPO investigations into corruption at customs, went to the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Dec. 14, 2022. One case was referred to court in August 2022, while another is still being investigated.
At the request of NABU and SAPO, the HACC granted the seizure and transfer of these funds to ARMA. The entire amount was spent on military bonds.
UAH 300 million, which were seized as part of NABU and SAPO investigations into corruption at customs, will be used to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine. One of the cases was sent to court in August 2022, while the other one is pending.
On June 20, 2022, at the initiative of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) USD 199.9 thousand was transferred for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This amount was part of a USD 800,000 bribe meant for the head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine. The person who tried to give the bribe was caught red-handed, while the funds were arrested.
On May 17, 2022, the National Bureau transferred USD 300,000 to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The funds were confiscated by detectives and arrested in 2021 as part of an investigation into abuses by tax officials conducted with the Security Service under the procedural guidance of SAPO.
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.
On April 20, 2021, NABU and SAPO referred an indictment to court regarding five persons involved in the embezzlement of UAH 37 million during construction at the Shyrokyi Lan military range in Mykolayiv Oblast.
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) completed the pre-trial investigation as of the facts of embezzlement UAH 37 million during the arrangement of the Shyrokyi Lan military range in Mykolayiv Oblast. On November 2, 2020, five suspects and the defense had been granted with access to criminal proceeding for review.
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) completed a pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of 14.5 million UAH public funds embezzlement while purchasing of engines for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The indictment as of the officials of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the State Enterprise (SE) "Lviv Armor Vehicle Factor" was drawn up. On July 11, 2018, the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) sent the indictment to the Solomyansky District Court of Kyiv.