Internal Control Department (hereinafter – ICD) of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has completed investigation as of the facts of alleged misdeeds of NABU employees contained in the correspondence aired in TV program BIHUS.INFO. The results of the investigation were communicated to the Disciplinary Commission, which will decide on the occurrence of disciplinary offence in the actions of NABU employees.
On April 19, 2019, the indictment as of the representative of the international Grain Trader involved in causing losses to the PJSC “State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine” (SFGCU) in the amount of more than 60 million USD (more than 1.6 billion UAH) was sent to Pechersky District Court of Kyiv. The person is accused of committing a crime under Part 5 Article 27, Part 3 Article 369, Part 5 Article 27, Part 4 Article 190, and Part 3 Article 209 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On April 15, 2019, the Head of the Board of PrJSC “Energomerezha Holding Company”, suspected of causing 346 million UAH damage to the state, was extradited from Germany to Ukraine. The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) detained him at the Boryspil International Airport. On April 17, 2019, Solomyansky District Court of Kyiv chose for him a preventive measure in form of temporary custody with 7.01 million alternative bail.
The trials haven’t started yet regarding 47 out of 192 cases*, in which the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) completed the pre-trial investigations, and the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) sent indictments or motions for the relief from criminal liability to courts.
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) investigate 724 criminal proceedings; 158 persons were given notices of suspicion of committing crimes (as of March 31, 2019).
On April 5, 2019, the indictment as of the judge of the Court of Appeal of the Cherkasy Region, exposed on receiving 30 thousand UAH of improper advantage in August 2018, was sent to Pridniprovsky District Court of Cherkasy.
On March 29, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO), jointly with the officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU), exposed on receiving an improper advantage the judge of the Malinovsky District Court of Odesa.
Since Article 368-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (“Illegal enrichment”) was declared unconstitutional by a decision of the Constitutional Court, as of March 28, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (the NABU) and the Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (the SAPO) were forced to close criminal proceedings under this article. It is about the complete closure of 27 criminal proceedings and 38 — in parts of Article 368-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The total amount of the funds, the origin of which was investigated by the NABU Detectives in these cases, amounted to more than 500 million UAH.
The indictment as of three officials of the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) "Ukrzaliznytsia" (two former and one acting) and one representative of the Limited Liability Company (LLC) "Wog Aero Jet"* was sent to court. These persons are accused of causing 92 million UAH damage to PJSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" during the purchase of diesel fuel at inflated prices.
The statement of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, who publicly said that the National Anti-Corruption Bureau could have influenced the US presidential election, is not true and is an absurd effort to discredit an independent anti-corruption agency.