NABU has completed an investigation into the embezzlement of natural gas of state-owned Naftogaz of Ukraine NJSC worth more than UAH 729.8 million.
On Feb. 18, 2019, an indictment against Oleksandr Onyschenko, Ukrainian MP and the organizer of a scheme to embezzle state funds during natural gas production and sale under joint venture agreements with PJSC "Ukrgazvydobuvannia", was sent to the Pechersk District Court of Kyiv. The investigation of the financial director of the enterprises controlled by the MP and involved in the scheme has also been completed.
On May 30, 2017, the indictment as of eight suspects involved in the so-called "Onyshchenko’s gas scheme" was sent to the Solomyansky District Court of Kyiv. The last three months, the abovementioned suspects and their defense were reviewing the files of the pre-trial investigation. On May 25, 2017, the review term prescribed by the court ended.