On June 20, 2022, at the initiative of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) USD 199.9 thousand was transferred for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This amount was part of a USD 800,000 bribe meant for the head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine. The person who tried to give the bribe was caught red-handed, while the funds were arrested.
The National Bureau, the Odesa District Police Department №2, and the State Border Guard Service have exposed a mechanism of illegal crossing of the Ukrainian-Moldovan border by draft-age men. On June 10, 2022, a Moldovan citizen, one of scheme's organizers, was served with charges under Part 3 Art. 332 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On May 18, 2022, the Armed Forces of Ukraine received UAH 146 million seized in criminal proceedings. In April 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) exposed a lawyer and his accomplice, who offered to secure a positive decision in a case considered by a Kyiv District Administrative Court judge for USD 100 thousand.
On May 17, 2022, the National Bureau transferred USD 300,000 to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The funds were confiscated by detectives and arrested in 2021 as part of an investigation into abuses by tax officials conducted with the Security Service under the procedural guidance of SAPO.
On May 9, 2022, a russian serviceman, senior lieutenant-commander of a company of the 15th separate motorized rifle brigade of the 2nd guards all-military army of the central military district of the russian armed forces, was charged with ill-treatment of civilians and other violations of the laws and customs of war. His actions fall under Part 1 Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On the night of Feb. 24, their front changed: from anti-corruption to fighting the russian aggressor. Some detectives, having arrived at work at night, took up arms to protect the city from the invader. Not only their physical strength but also professional skills came in handy to act ahead of the enemy and gain success in special operations. Later, they established and ensured an effective exchange of information on the capture and torture of Ukrainian servicemen, the deployment and relocation of enemy troops, on the detection and detention of collaborators. Intelligence provided by NABU detectives repeatedly saved the military from ambushes, as the enemy was attempting to invade Kyiv.