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.
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.
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.
The pre-trial investigation as of the judge of one of the District Courts of Mariupol and his assistant, exposed in December 2018 on bribe, completed. On July 3, 2019, the Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) sent the indictment to Berdyansk City Court of Zaporizhzhia Region.
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) completed the pre-trial investigation as of the facts of causing 39.8 million UAH losses to the Branch of the Center for the Provision of Production of the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) “Ukrzaliznytsia” (Ukrainian railways).
The pre-trial investigation as of the facts of funds embezzlement of the State Specialized Enterprise “Chernobyl Spetskombinat” (the SSE “Chernobyl Spetskombinat”) completed. On June 26, 2019, the indictment as of ex-Head of the SSE was sent to court.
On June 14, 2019, an indictment as of the facts of Odesa City Mayor submitting false data in e-declaration was sent to Prymorsky District Court of Odesa. The abovementioned official is accused of committing a crime under Article 366-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On June 12, 2019, the indictment as of 8 persons, involved in embezzlement of 16.68 million UAH allocated for the engineering and set up of the Ukrainian-Russian State Border, territories adjacent to the Anti-Terrorist Operation Zone and to Autonomous Republic of Crimea (also known as Ukrainian Wall or European Wall) was sent to Darnitsky District Court of Kyiv.
On May 14, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), under the procedural guidance of Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO), detained former Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine on suspicion of misappropriation of the property of the Main Department of the National Guard in the amount of 81.64 mln UAH. Executive director of real estate developer and real estate appraiser were also detained.