Kyiv Court granted access for NABU detectives to probe NBU staff in refinancing embezzlement

13.07.2016 12:52 346

Solomenskiy District Court of Kyiv ruled to grant access to the documents of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) detectives, who will probe the NBU staff for deliberate embezzlement of refinancing worth UAH 12 billion loaned in 2014-2015 to a number of banks, including Delta Bank, according to a resolution released by the court on July 1, 2016.

Also, the pre-trial investigation has found that the employees of Delta Bank", Bank Kyivan Rus, Yuzhkombank, Terra Bank, AKB Bank Khreshchatyk Bank and Finance and Credit Bank along with the staff of the National Bank of Ukraine in the 2014-2015 period acted on a prior agreement to use correspondent accounts of these private banking institutions opened in Meinl Bank Aktiengeselschaft (Vienna, Austria), made financial transactions amounting to more than UAH 12 billion. The funds were loaned for refinancing by the National Bank of Ukraine to these banks. Then the banks wired funds to the Austrian bank’s beneficiaries.


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