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Chairman, deputy of city council in Odesa region caught red-handed

On Jan. 25, 2023, NABU and SAPO announced suspicions to the chairman and deputy of a city council in the Odesa region. They had been caught red-handed the day before after receiving USD 50,000. Their actions fall under Part 4 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

NABU, SAPO take Odesa region National Police corruption case to court

On Aug. 12, 2021, NABU and SAPO sent an indictment against the former Head of the National Police in Odesa region (from September 2016 to April 2019), his ex-deputy and two heads of private companies to court. All four are accused of illegally seizing a large batch of tobacco products previously withdrawn from illicit trafficking. Their actions fall under Part 5 Art. 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post").

NABU prevented illegal refund of UAH 674 million of VAT

The National Bureau, together with the State Tax Service and the State Border Guard Service in Odesa Region, have prevented the illegal refund of UAH 674 million of value added tax to companies involved in a corruption scheme for importing and customs clearance of goods in Ukraine.