SAPO

04.09.2017 00:00

Court sentenced one of the accused in the Severodonetsky City Court case up to 3 years’ imprisonment

The Rubizhanskyi City Court of Luhansk Region found Alikhman Akhmedov guilty of committing a crime under Part 2 Article 349-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and sentenced him to three years' imprisonment. He was an intermediary in the case of receiving an improper advantage by a judge of the Severodonetsky City Court of the Luhansk Region. The court decision came into force on September 1, 2017.

16.08.2017 00:00

Court chose preventive measure for detained officials of Ukrzaliznytsia

On August 18, 2017, the Solomyansky District Court of Kyiv chose a preventive measure in the form of house arrest on the 24-hours basis with a commitment to wear an electronic monitoring device for 59 days for the Former Deputy Head of Ukrzaliznytsia, for the Director of one of the Departments of Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) Ukrzaliznytsia and for the Deputy Director of one of the branches of PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia. Therefore, the suspects must submit documents for traveling abroad, inform the investigator, prosecutor or court about changing their place of residence, etc.

11.08.2017 00:00

NABU and SAPO detained 6 persons involved in funds embezzlement of Ukrainian Wall Project

On August 8, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) detained six persons in terms of the pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of public funds embezzlement. The funds were 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).

28.07.2017 00:00

NABU completed pre-trial investigation of the case of the Head of State Fiscal Service of Ukraine

The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors completed a pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS) and the Head of the Debt Redemption Department of the SFS. On July 28, 2017, the suspects and the defense were provided with access to the documents of the pre-trial investigation.

20.07.2017 02:30

E-declarations: the first suspect is a retired judge from the Lugansk Region (infographic)

On July 19, 2017, 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 a notice of suspicion to the ex-head of one of the City Courts of Lugansk Region for allegedly committing crimes under Article 366-1 («Submission of false data to e-declaration») and Part 2 Article 368-2 («Illegal enrichment») of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

20.07.2017 00:00

Court dismissed from his position the suspected Director of the Lviv Armor Vehicle Factory

The Solomyansky District Court of Kyiv satisfied the petition filed by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) and dismissed from his post the Director of the Lviv Armor Vehicle Factory (LAVF) until September 13, 2017. The official is suspected of committing a crime under Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (“Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by the abuse of office”). He was given a notice of suspicion in terms of investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the fact of funds embezzlement while purchasing engines for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. There are 4 more persons among other suspects.

29.06.2017 00:00

NABU and SAPO are not authorized to investigate Paul Manafort's activities as a political adviser to the Party of Regions (Joint Statement)

In response to numerous requests from mass media with regards to reports that Paul Manafort`s Consulting firm had received 17 million USD from the Party of Regions in 2012-2014, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) inform on the following. The name of Paul Manafort was mentioned in 22 items in the period from November 20, 2007, to October 5, 2012, in the documents that were passed to the NABU by the Former First Deputy of the State Security Service of Ukraine Viktor Trepak in May 2016. According to the lists, a total sum of the money received amounts to 12.7 million USD.

20.06.2017 00:00

NABU and SAPO detained and gave notices of suspicion to accomplices of the so-called "amber mafia". Two MPs allegedly affiliated.

On June 19, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors detained 7 persons involved in demanding and receiving improper advantage for the assistance to a foreign company in the realization of amber mining in Ukraine. The operation was implemented jointly with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA).

19.06.2017 00:00

NABU detained the Deputy of Regional Council of Khmelnytsky Region on receiving an improper advantage

On June 19, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) jointly with the officers of the Department of Economic Security of the National Police of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors detained the Deputy of Regional Council of Khmelnytsky Region – the Deputy Head of one of the Standing Committees. He is suspected of committing crimes under Part 2 Article 15, Part 4 Article 190 (Fraud), Part 4 Article 27, Part 2 Article 15, Part 4 Article 369 («Offer, promise, or give improper advantage to official») of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

09.06.2017 00:00

NABU will continue the pre-trial investigation of the so-called Party of Region “black ledger” case jointly with the GPO Department headed by Serhii Gorbatiuk

Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) will continue the pre-trial investigation of the so-called “black ledger” of the Party of Regions case as a part of a joint investigative group with the Department of Special Investigations of the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine (GPO) headed by Serhii Gorbatiuk.