The employees of the Central Anticorruption Bureau of Poland (CBA) found out two hidings in which ex-head of Ukravtodor (State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine) Sławomir Nowak hid cash in the sum of about $1 million, as the bureau reported.
“The CBA secured cash from corruption offenses committed by Sławomir N. The money was hidden in two specially prepared lockers. The officers have secured cash in the amount exceeding PLN 4 million (4,163 million) including € 536,400, $470,000, and PLN 30,000,” the message said.
Besides, the bureau also arrested other assets purchased for money from corruption crimes. The message mentioned two flats with an estimated value of around PLN 2 million and a land rover car.
In 2011-2013, Sławomir Nowak occupied the position of the Minister of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy of Poland. From October 2016 until September 2019 he headed Ukravtodor.
In July 2020, Slawomir Nowak was detained in Gdansk, Poland. According to the Polish media, Nowak is suspected of acts of corruption, such as money laundering and running a criminal gang.
Later, National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) disclosed the details of the detention of the former acting head of Ukraine's State Roadway Service (Ukravtodor) Slawomir Nowak in Poland. Tenders worth about 270 million euros are now being examined.