NABU

07.03.2019 00:00

314 accused persons and 149 suspects - the results of February 2019

As of February 28, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine investigate 692 criminal proceedings. Within the pre-trial investigations, 149 persons were given notices of suspicion. As of 314 persons the investigations were completed and indictments were sent to courts.

07.03.2019 00:00

Corruption in defense-industry sector caused over 1 billion UAH losses, Artem Sytnyk

The investigation in the defense sector is one of the main priorities in the work of the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). According to preliminary estimates, exposed corruption in defense sphere caused 1 billion UAH damage. The NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the briefing on March 7, 2019, emphasized this.

04.03.2019 01:40

Funds embezzlement of "SpetsTechnoExport": the NABU suspected 5 persons

On March 4, 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) detained the current and former Directors of the State Enterprise "SpetsTechnoExport" and three more ex-officials on suspicion of embezzlement of 2.225 million USD (55.5 million UAH). On the same day they were given notices of suspicion.

01.03.2019 00:00

“Energoatom” case: indictment as of two more persons was sent to court

On February 28, 2019, the indictment as of two persons involved in 6.4 million EUR embezzlement of the State Enterprise (SE) “National Nuclear Power Generation Company (NNPGC) “Energoatom” was sent to court. Abovementioned persons are accused of committing a crime under Part 5 Article 27, Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

27.02.2019 00:00

Abolition of “Illegal enrichment” article is a step back in the Ukrainian anti-corruption reform

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) believes that the decision of the Constitutional Court on declaring Article 368-2 of the Criminal Code unconstitutional, which provided liability for illegal enrichment, now gives officials opportunities for abuse and provides indulgence to criminal offenses committed by them. From now on, a millionth wealth obtained from sources which legality are not confirmed is not considered a criminal offense in Ukraine.

25.02.2019 00:00

Land misappropriation in Kyiv: one more notice of suspicion was given to the Deputy of the Kyiv City Council

On February 25, 2019, the Deputy of the Kyiv City Council (who is also known as the ex-secretary of the Land Commission) was given a notice of suspicion of misappropriation of six land plots and 19.5 million UAH illegal enrichment. Actions of the official are qualified under Part 5 Article 191, Part 3 and Part 4 Article 358, and Part 1 Article 368-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Also, his accomplice was given a notice of suspicion of committing a crime under Part 5 Article 27, Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

25.02.2019 00:00

Сase as of embezzlement of funds allocated on dugouts in the JFO Zone was sent to court

On February 22, 2019, the indictment as of the former Head of the Capital Construction Department of one of the Regional State Administration in the Western Region involved in embezzlement of 2 million UAH allocated for the construction of dugouts in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) zone was sent to court.

18.02.2019 00:00

"Gas case": the indictment as of MP-organizer of the scheme sent to court

On February 18, 2019, the indictment as of the Member of Parliament of Ukraine (MP) Oleksandr Onyshchenko, accused of organizing public funds embezzlement scheme while producing and selling gas under joint operation agreements with the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) “Ukrgasvydobuvannia” (the so-called "gas case"), was sent to the Pechersky District Court of Kyiv. The investigation as of another participant of the corruption scheme — Financial Director of the companies controlled by the MP was also completed.

15.02.2019 00:00

476 persons were prosecuted — the NABU results as of the end of January 2019

166 persons are suspected of committing offenses, investigated by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO). 310 persons are accused of committing crimes within the top-corruption cases. These are the results of the work of the NABU and the SAPO as of the end of January 2019.

14.02.2019 00:00

NABU's cooperation with the UK law enforcement agencies resulted in arrest of 297 thous. USD of the ex-Head of the Ukrainian SFS

On February 14, 2019, during the consideration of the case as of the ex-Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, the Shevchenkivsky District Court of Kyiv arrested 297 thousand USD stored by the ex-official in a bank account in the the United Kingdom. According to the court decision, the competent authorities of the United Kingdom in the framework of international legal assistance may resolve the issue of the arrest of these funds.