Kyiv region: SBU exposes over UAH 3.5 million embezzlement for highways repair
The SBU officers within the framework of counteracting systemic corruption, exposed the scheme of appropriation of the state budget funds during the repair of highways in the territory of Kyiv region.
Law enforcers exposed that representatives of the commercial contractor structure and officials of some village councils entered in the financial and economic documentation false information about volumes and cost of the carried out repair. Embezzled money the criminals converted to cash and legalized by conducting non-commodity operations.
According to the inspection of work performed by contractors, in particular, construction, technical and economic expertise, total amount of the state losses comprises over UAH 3,500,000 (USD 135,000).
During authorized investigative actions at the workplaces and residences of persons involved, law enforcers exposed documentary materials confirming the illegal activity.
Within the framework of initiated criminal proceedings, the chief of a commercial structure was served a notice of suspicion of committing a crime stipulated by Part 5 Article 191 and Part 2 Article 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The investigative and operative actions on bringing to responsibility other people involved, in particular village councils officials, in the illegal activity are under way.
The measures to expose the illegal actions were conducted jointly with the Kyiv Police Office and the Kyiv Local Prosecutor’s Office No.1.
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