The National Anti-Corruption Bureau, the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office, under the operational support of the Security Service Military Counterintelligence, have exposed three State Border Guard Service (SBGS) officials and two civilians, who organized a scheme of illegal border crossing by conscripted male citizens of Ukraine. On Nov. 8-10, 2022, they were notified of suspicion of a crime under Part 3 Art. 332 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
51 National Bureau employees who showed high professionalism during russia's armed aggression against Ukraine have been awarded medals “For Assistance to the Armed Forces of Ukraine”, certificates and honorary certificates from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. 15 employees have been honored with firearms. Major Taras Pona, a NABU's special operations officer, who was killed in action near Bakhmut, has been posthumously awarded the "Badge of Honor".
The President of Ukraine has awarded Orders of Courage of the Third Degree to five employees of the National Bureau, who took part in counter-subversive activities in the Mykolaiv region.
Three Ukrainian marines returned to Ukraine-controlled terrain after spending more than half a year in an occupied city. The rescue operation was carried out by NABU and the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine (DIU).
UAH 300 million, which were seized as part of NABU and SAPO investigations into corruption at customs, will be used to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine. One of the cases was sent to court in August 2022, while the other one is pending.
On the initiative of NABU and SAPO, the Defence Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine received USD 5 million seized as part of the investigation into the former minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
Personnel of NABU's Special Operations Department, who have the skills of sappers, have been involved in demining the territory of the Kharkiv region for the third month in a row.
In July, they explored about 20 km of roads and roadsides, found and neutralized:
On Aug. 17, 2022, the so-called "head of the temporary administration" of the city of Balakliia in the Kharkiv region was notified of suspicion under Part 5 Art. 111-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
From the first day of russia's full-scale invasion, NABU did not stand aside but joined the fight against the occupier. Bureau personnel primarily focused on helping the Armed Forces, the Defense Intelligence, the Security Service, and the Prosecutor General's Office.
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.