SBU counter-intelligence unveils large-scale corruption at State Air Enterprise in Kharkiv
Within the tasks of protection the defence potential of Ukraine, SBU counter-intelligence officers unveiled a fact of causing severe losses to Kharkiv State Air Enterprise.
SBU operatives documented that a former first deputy of Kharkiv Air Enterprise operating under the umbrella of State Concern “Ukroboronprom” illicitly concluded a voluntary property insurance agreement of factory property. The criminal violated existing law that allows a legal entity to spend on its insurance only a set rate from the profit (which the factory didn’t have at the time).
Due to official’s illegal actions the state suffered losses of UAH 5,500,000 (USD 220,000).
The offender was served with a notice of suspicion in committing the crime stipulated by Part 2 Art. 367 (“Neglect of official duty caused grave consequences”) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The issue of choosing the measure of restraint to the detainee is now being decided.
The investigative actions are under way.
The operation was conducted jointly with Special Police Department of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Kharkiv region under the procedural supervision of the Military Prosecutor’s Office in Kharkiv garrison.
SBU Press Centre
For the Attention of the SBU Head