NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation of the former head and officials of Ukrinmash SE (a subsidiary of Ukroboronprom State Concern) suspected of embezzling more than EUR 140,000. On Oct. 12, 2021, the case files were disclosed.
On July 30, 2021, NABU, SAPO, and the SBU notified one of the ex-officials of Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company (part of Ukroboronprom) of suspicion of embezzling USD 1.93 million and EUR 553.24 thousand (a total of some UAH 30 million). The actions of the suspect fall under Part 5 Art. 191 ("misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post") of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On April 26, 2021, SAPO Prosecutors filed an indictment to the High Anti-Corruption Court against a person accused of receiving UAH 950,000 of improper advantage for influencing the decision of the General Director of Ukrspetsexport SE. He is one of the eight possible participants in the corruption scheme for the supply of goods of unknown origin to the enterprises of Ukroboronprom State Concern involving Optimumspetsdetal LLC and other business entities.
On April 21, 2021, the National Bureau Detectives under the procedural guidance of SAPO notified former officials of Ukrinmash SE (a subsidiary of Ukroboronprom State Concern) of suspicion of embezzling more than EUR 140 thousand (approx. UAH 3.5 mln).
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine and UkrOboronProm State Concern will cooperate in the field of preventing and combating corruption. On November 23, 2020, the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk and the Acting Director General of Ukroboronprom SC Ihor Fomenko signed a Memorandum, which defines the main areas of cooperation and obligations of the parties.
In the last part of the video story of Lesiia Ivanova (journalist of «BIHUS.INFO») accusations of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) engaged and cooperate with companies involved in corruption during purchases in the defense complex were made. The NABU respects the work of investigative journalists. At the same time, the video contains inaccuracies, and, sometimes, manipulations. Next — by points.
The investigation in the defense sector is one of the main priorities in the work of the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). According to preliminary estimates, exposed corruption in defense sphere caused 1 billion UAH damage. The NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the briefing on March 7, 2019, emphasized this.
On March 4, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) detained the current and former Directors of the State Enterprise "SpetsTechnoExport" and three more ex-officials on suspicion of embezzlement of 2.225 million USD (55.5 million UAH). On the same day they were given notices of suspicion.