The investigation of the Head of State Commercial Sea Port "Chernomorsk" and his accomplice, who were exposed accepting a USD 250 thousand of improper advantage , has been completed. On Sept. 13, 2021, the defense was granted access to the case files. Upon being examined, they will be referred to court. The actions of the suspects fall under Part 4 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
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.
On Aug. 11, 2021, the case of a former Security Service senior investigator in Odesa region, who extorted and accepted a USD 80 thousand bribe, was referred to court. The actions of the suspect fall under Part 4 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation of the Dniprovskyi District Court of Kyiv ex-judge, who demanded and received a USD 150,000 bribe for passing an illegal ruling. On Aug. 6, 2021, the case files were disclosed for the defense. The actions of the ex-judge fall under Part 4 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("Accepting an offer, promise or receiving an improper advantage by an official").
On Aug. 3, 2021, NABU detained Kyiv's Dniprovskyi District Court ex-judge, who has been wanted since 2016 and is suspected of taking a USD 150,000 bribe. The fugitive was found at the Kyiv's Feofania Hospital and put under round-the-clock house arrest by the HACC already the next day.
On August 4, 2021, NABU and SAPO notified the Chairman of the Kharkiv Regional Council of suspicion of accepting a UAH 1.05 million bribe. The actions of the official fall under Part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("Receipt of illegal benefit of gross amount by an official who occupies a responsible position, or by a group of persons upon their prior conspiracy, accompanied with requests of illegal benefit").
The investigation of a judge of the Dnipropetrovsk District Court in Dnipropetrovsk region, who was exposed accepting a bribe, has been completed. On August 2, 2021, the defense was granted access to the case files. Upon being examined they will be referred to court.
NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation in respect of a former official of Mykolaivoblenerho JSC (70% of shares belong to the state) exposed offering an improper advantage to the Head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine for getting employed as the head of the same enterprise (managed by SPFU). On April 22, 2021, the case materials were disclosed to the defense for review.
On March 3, 2021, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office disclosed the materials of the criminal proceedings into the receipt of illegal benefit by an MP and his accomplice.