illegal detention

30.11.2017 19:00

Background on the disrupted undercover operation in the State Migration Service of Ukraine

In April 2017 the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) started an undercover operation to embed the special agent to an organized criminal group consisting of current and former officials of the State Migration Service of Ukraine (SMSU). According to the operational data, upon prior conspiracy, the officials of the SMSU demanded and received funds for providing to foreigners the citizenship of Ukraine, certificates for temporary residence in Ukraine, as well as for quickening the production of biometric passports for Ukrainian citizens.

17.08.2016 10:27

Official Statement regarding incident between NABU and GPO employees on August 12

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has faced the first open unlawful confront of the other law enforcement bodies of Ukraine, being under Bureau’s investigation. In particular, on August 12 two officers of the NABU Operative and Technical Department, while being on duty, were illegally detained for 11 hours by the General Prosecutors Office (GPO) staff (Department of investigation of high-profile economic cases).