“She is working. When some scheme is revealed, the risk of exposure of the agent is high. And we understand that,” the Head of the Bureau said.
According to him, agent “Kateryna” is the main witness in the cases where she was acting under the claim.
At the same time, Sytnyk stated that NABU does not use the tool “provocation of bribery” in its activity on principle.
As we reported earlier that the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained the agent of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) during the attempt to bribe Dina Pimakhova, the First Deputy Head of State Migration Service.
Dina Pimakhova, the First Deputy Head of the State Migration Service revealed her version of the incident with the agent of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU). According to her, Serhy Boyarsky, the NABU agent established the informal friendly relations with her and began to offer a bribe to legalize the foreigners.
The detectives say they had made up a cover story, by which the undercover agent came into contact with Pimakhova, and in November she agreed to help with giving out a permit for temporary residence for $30.000.
Later Artem Sytnyk, the Head of Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine claimed that all cover operations of the NABU agents were stopped.
Moreover, Yury Lutsenko, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine that the NABU performed an illegal act when it asked for the FBI assistance while searching the State Migration Service office.