The detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) hold the searches at the premises of the state enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority as the NABU reported on Facebook.
The searches take place within the investigation of the possible abuse of the officials of the authority during the purchase of the construction services for the objects of the sea infrastructure, particularly, the provision of the illicit preferences to a foreign company.
The searches also take place at the subsidiaries of the state enterprise and at the place of residence of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority officials in Kyiv, Odesa and Odesa region.
“The preliminary legal characterization is part 2, article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (power or official abuse, - 112.international). The investigation of the mentioned facts is held by the NABU detectives since spring 2019 on materials of the SBU (Security Service of Ukraine, - 112.international),” the NABU reported.
Earlier the SBU exposed the officials of the Infrastructure Minister and enterprises of its management sphere in the acquisition of money during the reconstruction of the sea quay in Chornomorsk.
In March 2019, the NABU investigators held searches in the territory of Berdyansk Sea Commercial Port company. The NABU checked the information about possible violations of the conditions of the treaty on the supply of the tire crane for the sum of $101,325.