NABU detectives investigating 730 criminal cases

NABU detectives investigating 730 criminal cases

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Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) investigated 730 criminal proceedings as of late October, the NABU press service has reported.

"Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine worked on 730 criminal proceedings as of late October. NABU detectives and prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office accuse 276 individuals of committing offenses under 166 cases that were forwarded to the courts," the statement reads.

It notes that seven criminal cases, including the amber case, the Krayan plant case, and the case on charges against a judge of the Holosiyivsky District Court of Kyiv and a mediator in obtaining a bribe, were sent to the courts in October. 

According to the report, as of late October, 143 persons are suspected of committing corruption-related crimes.

In October, NABU detectives and SAPO prosecutors approved a notice of suspicion for a citizen who tried to give a $15,000 bribe to a prosecutor of the Prosecutor General's Office.

In addition, according to the NABU, notices of suspicion were approved for a prosecutor of the Prosecutor General's Office who demanded a bribe, a former head of the State Environmental Inspectorate of Ukraine for the declaration of untrue information, and ten persons (including two current officials and one former official of JSC Oschadbank) who took possession of $20 million owned by the state bank.

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