NABU and SAPO have completed the investigation of 14 persons involved in the scheme of granting a UAH 1.2 billion stabilization loan to PJSC "VAB Bank".
On May 24, 2021, NABU and SAPO notified six National Bank officials of suspicion of abusing their office by granting a UAH 1.2 billion stabilization loan to PJSC "VAB Bank" (Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). One more notice of suspicion (Article 191 of the CCU) was served to a representative of the appraiser company, which assisted the bank's beneficial owner in obtaining a stabilization loan. Thus, the total number of people involved in the scheme to misappropriate UAH 1.2 billion has reached 17 people.
On November 11-13, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) gave notices of suspicion to 10 persons. They are suspected of embezzlement of 1.2 billion UAH of stabilization loan granted by the National Bank of Ukraine to the PJSC VAB Bank.