On August 2, 2019, the Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine gave notices of suspicion to the Head of the Kyiv District Administrative Court (KDAC), his Deputy, the judge of the KDAC, and the judge of the Suvorovsky District Court of Odesa.
On July 26, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) jointly with investigators of the Special Investigation Department of the General’s Prosecutor Office (GPO) conducted a series of investigative actions (searches) in the premises of Kyiv District Administrative Court (hereinafter — KDAC) and Suvorovsky District Court of Odesa. The searches conducted in the framework of investigation of criminal offenses allegedly committed by Head and the KDAC judges.
On July 25, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) jointly with the Internal Control Unit of the National Police of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) exposed four persons involved in misappropriation of a large batch of tobacco products, earlier seized from illegal turnover.
On July 19, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) detained former First Deputy Director General of the State Special Design Institute (SSDI) "Titanium Institute". On the same day the Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) gave a notice of suspicion to him on organizing a scheme that caused 1.258 million UAH damage to the "Titanium Institute".
Pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of causing losses to the State Enterprise (SE) “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant “Aviakon” (hereinafter – "Aviakon") completed. On July 19, 2019, the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office sent an indictment as of three persons to Konotopsky City and District Court of Sumy Region.
Change of jurisdiction in the case of 20 million USD embezzlement of the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) "State Savings Bank of Ukraine" is inadmissible and directly violates the requirements of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. Relevant decision on changing of jurisdiction for unknown reasons without reclamation of the criminal proceeding for a supervisory procedure, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine has taken on July 19, 2019. In order to bring the suspects to criminal liability, the NABU and the SAPO call on Yurii Lutsenko to transfer the case back to the NABU Detectives.
On July 18, 2019, Executive Director of real estate developer was given a notice of suspicion on organizing a scheme of misappropriation of the property of Main Department of the National Guard in the amount of 81.64 million UAH.
His actions are qualified under Part 3 Article 27, Part 5 Article 191 (Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) support the proposed amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On the Establishment of the High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC)" regarding the start of its work. The amendments propose to consolidate for the HACC consideration of cases investigated by the NABU Detectives and the SAPO Prosecutors only. We call on the Members of Parliament of Ukraine to vote for the initiative of the President of Ukraine and to adopt the relevant Law as soon as possible.
On July 15, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) gave a notice of suspicion to the Head of the Unit in Lviv Region (falls within the scope of management of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine).
As of June 30, 2019, 135 persons are suspected of committing corruption crimes within 745 criminal proceeding investigated by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine jointly with the prosecutors of Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO). The indictments as of 362 persons were sent to court.