Ukrzaliznytsia official detained wasting more than 500 thousand dollars of state funds

Source : 112 Ukraine

He faces from 7 to 12 years in prison with confiscation of property
13:04, 31 August 2016


Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) together with the Security Service of Ukraine detained an officer of the branch of the Industrial Management Centre of Ukrzaliznytsia, according to the NABU press-center. The felon was detained on Tuesday, August 30. The reports

The report said that the detainee with the help of the controlled businesses in Lviv and Lviv region performed the procurement of wood (crossties and timbers) at prices overvalued by 80% of the market prices, thus capturing more than 500 million dollars of state funds.

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Assets of the businesses, 21 million dollars, were seized for losses compensation and to ensure the confiscation of property.

The detained faces 7 to 12 years in prison with confiscation of property and deprivation of the right to occupy certain state positions or engage in certain business activities for up to three years.

As we reported earlier, NABU detained the head of the department of Ukrzaliznytsya for participating in corrupt schemes in late July. This led to court provided NABU with the access to documents of Ukrzaliznytsya due to possible embezzlement of more than 6 million dollars of state funds.

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