Ukraine's Security Service conducts search at Turchynov and Partners law firm

Search is part of an investigation into misuse of public funds by officials of Kyiv City State Administration
16:47, 8 November 2019

Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine carry out investigative actions at the “Parus” business center in the framework of the investigation of the case of embezzlement of state funds by officials of the Kyiv City State Administration, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

“The Security Service of Ukraine is conducting searches at a law firm in the case of the theft of state funds by officials of the Kyiv City State Administration," told the agency in the special service.

About 10 people came to the business center to investigate, UNIAN reports.

Security of the business center didn’t resist and missed the security service.  On the 30th floor of the building, law enforcement officers came to the office, at the entrance to which "Turchynov and partners are represented. Lawyers Association" on the sign.  Security Service of Ukraine representatives don’t provide details of the case and advise to contact the press center.  Security Service of Ukraine spokesperson Olena Hitlyanska said she didn’t have the information.

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As we reported earlier, The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine opened a criminal case against Mayor of Kyiv City Vitaly Klitschko on the requirement of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court. The NABU reported that as RBK-Ukraine informs.

The case is relating to the possible misappropriation of funds by Klitschko during the reconstruction of Shuliavskyi Bridge. MPs of Kiyv City Council stated about Bureau's inaction during the opening of the case against the Mayor based on the MPs application that Vitaly Klitschko among with the other officials of the Kiyv City Council used the City's funds in overestimated amounts.

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