On Jan. 28, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) filed an indictment against the Odesa City Council officials involved in causing a UAH 131 million loss to the local budget.
Odesa City Council
On June 10, 2020, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) gave notices of suspicion to four persons involved in causing UAH 131 million of damages to the territorial community of Odesa.
On October 5, 2018, the indictment as of 8 persons (including Odesa City Mayor) was sent to Malynovsky District Court of Odesa. These persons are accused of embezzlement of 185 million UAH from Odesa Сity budget during purchasing of the buildings of the Open Joint Stock Company (OJSC) «Holding Company «Krayan».
On January 12, 2018, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) jointly with the employees of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine gave a notice of suspicion to the Deputy of the Odesa Regional Council and his alleged accomplice for offering 500 thousand USD of improper advantage to the employee of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). The abovementioned persons are suspected of committing a crime under Part 3 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.