Over 5,000 Ukrainians held liable for corruption offences in 2020

Over 5,000 Ukrainians held liable for corruption offences in 2020

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The data on 5,131 persons was entered into the unified state register of persons who committed corruption or corruption-related offences in 2020.

"In 2020, the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) considered 13,142 court rulings sent by the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine. Based on the rulings, data on 5,131 people was entered into the unified state register of persons who committed corruption or corruption-related offences," the NACP posted on Facebook.

In particular, 993 people were held criminally liable, 4,001 people were held administratively liable, 116 people were disciplined.

Most often, people were prosecuted for offering, promising or providing an illegal benefit to an official, i.e. offering a bribe (604 persons), declaring inaccurate information (116 people), abuse of influence (89 people).

In addition, 3,742 people were brought to administrative responsibility for late submission of declarations, 165 people – for failure to notify of a real conflict of interest.

Members of local councils, National Police officials and civil servants were most often held criminally and administratively liable.

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