Ex-Ukrekoresursy head detained on recycling scheme charges

On June 21, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) detained the former director of Ukrekoresursy SE (deals with recycling) suspected of embezzling UAH 13.69 million. The investigation has evidence that the former official, along with representatives of private structures, organized a scheme for the purchase of reverse-vending machines of inadequate quality. They are all facing charges, their actions falling under Part 5 Art. 191 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.