The employees of the State Bureau of Investigation confiscate documents at the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU). They can testify the inaction of the management and deliberate non-investigation of the case of the embezzlement at Ukroboronprom as Larysa Sargan, the spokesperson of Prosecutor General of Ukraine reported on Facebook.
It is known that the searches take place within the investigation of the possible bribery thanks to which, the law enforcers were able to close the cases of the embezzlement in the defense sphere. Besides, the workers of the State Bureau of Investigation and Prosecutor General’s Office check the relations of the leadership of the NABU with third parties, who were involved in the deliberate non-investigation of the criminal proceeding of the embezzlement at Ukroboronprom.
Moreover, according to Sargan, all necessary documents are confiscated at the NABU. They can testify the inaction of the NABU leadership as it got all information from the Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office in 2017 but did not continue the investigation.
As it was reported, the detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) sabotage the investigation on the embezzlement in the defense sphere.
Ukraine’s Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAP) denied these allegations.
On April 3, SAP accused NABU of the intentional prolonging of the investigation of embezzlement in the defense sector.
February 25, journalist investigations Bihus.Info, Nashi Hroshi program alleged that Igor Gladkovsky, the son of close Poroshenko ally Oleh Gladkovsky, deputy secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, organized a corruption scheme to smuggle spare military-equipment parts from Russia in 2015. State defense facilities purchased the smuggled spare parts from private companies linked to Hladkovsky and his friends at highly inflated prices. Ukroboronprom state concern knew the origin of the smuggled parts but agreed to purchase them.
Igor Gladkovsky, along with Vitaliy Zhukov and Andriy Rogoza were supplying smuggled Russian components and components from the Ukrainian military units through straw companies at prices 2-4 times higher than market ones.
On March 4, President Petro Poroshenko dismissed Oleh Gladkovsky, deputy secretary of the National Security and Defense Council from his post. he replaced his close associate with Maksym Kryvonos, one of the presidential nominees, who withdrew his candidacy in favor of Poroshenko and was soon appointed NSDC high-ranker.
As it was reported earlier, the investigators of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau and Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office detained the acting and former directors of the State Foreign Trade Enterprise SpetsTechnoExport on suspicion of embezzling $2,225 million, according to NABU.
According to the investigation, Poroshenko's enterprise Kuznia na Rybalskomu was one of the straw companies, which participated in the embezzlement.