PGO sends bribery case against director of NBU payment systems department, his partners in crime to court
Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) has finished a pretrial investigation into a criminal case where the director of the payment systems department of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), the senior economist of the NBU and two more partners in crime acted as intermediaries are suspected of receiving improper advantage and sent the indictment to court.
The press service of the PGO reported on Friday that it was established that the head of the NBU payment systems department worked out a scam seeking to squeeze the money in the amount of $35,000 via intermediaries in two stages from a director of one of a limited liability companies for the registration of the national payment system in the NBU for money transfer within Ukraine and the issue of the relevant certificate to the company.
The director of the NBU payment systems department is charged under Part 4 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (request of a bribe), that for the senior economist under Part 5 of Article 27 and Part 4 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and another intermediary under Part 3 of Article 27 and Part 4 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
"On October 19, 2017 the indictment in the criminal case was sent to Kyiv's Pechersky District court," the PGO said.