NABU notifies eighth member of group embezzling funds from Russian border Wall project he is suspect
Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) on November 16, 2017 notified another member of group embezzling funds from Russian border Wall project that he is suspected of committing a crime.
The press service of the NABU reported that the detained person is charged under Part 5 of Article 27, Part 5 of Article 191 (misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion or property by malversation), Part 3 of Article 27 and Part 2 of Article 205 (sham business) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
According to investigators, the suspect acted as an accomplice in the embezzlement of budget funds by officials of the State Border Service of Ukraine and heads of enterprises-general contractors.
"In particular, as established by the NABU, he organized the acquisition of an enterprise with signs of a shell company and in 2015-2016 converted noncash received from general contractors attracted by officials of the State Border Service for carrying out measures for engineering and technical improvement of the border into cash," the NABU said.
At present, seven members of the group embezzling funds from Russian border Wall project have been arrested. The total bail amount for them was UAH 25.5 million.