Lviv region: SBU uncovers corrupt schemes with payments of Social Insurance Fund
SBU uncovered in Lviv region large-scale schemes with social payments for occupational diseases. Due to abuses of the specialized medical institution officials the Social Insurance Fund lost over UAH 1 million.
SBU officers found that the head of one of the medical-social expert commissions during the year, together with other officials unreasonably established diagnoses on the acquisition of occupational diseases to local industrial workers. Falsified medical reports subsequently were used for illegal receiving of monthly social benefits.
At present the head of medical-social expert commission has already served a notice of suspicion of committing the crime stipulated by Part 2 Art. Art. 364, Part 1 Art. 366, Part 4 Art. 27, Part 1 and 3 Art. 358 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Four other involved persons are suspected of committing crimes under Art. 366 and 358 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Currently the indictments are referred to the court.
The operation was conducted jointly with the investigators of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Ivano-Frankivsk region under the procedural supervision of the Regional Prosecutor's Office.
For the Attention of the SBU Head