Cherkasy region: Businessmen embezzle USD 80,000 budget money during supply of X-ray diagnostic equipment
SBU uncovered the businessmen in Cherkasy region that misappropriated budget UAH 2,000,000 (USD 80,000) during the supply of medical equipment for treatment and diagnosis of the patients.
Within the initiated criminal proceeding SBU investigators documented the illegal scheme for the embezzlement of budget money created by top managers of a private company. Criminals embezzled the money during above-mentioned supply executed by the Health Care Department of Smila City Council for the city hospital.
SBU operatives established that the managers of the company knowingly supplied the medical equipment at exorbitant price. Later, the criminals appropriated the overpaid money (USD 80,000).
During the authorized investigative actions SBU officers found the evidence confirming illegal activity.
The offenders received a notice of suspicion in committing the crime stipulated by Part 5 Art. 191 (“Appropriation, embezzlement of property or acquisition thereof by abuse of office”) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Pre-trial investigation is under way.
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