Detectives of the National anti-corruption Bureau on 24 January 2017 on the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialised anti-corruption prosecutors have detained one of the former heads of PJSC «State food and grain Corporation» and the representative of the international grain trader on suspicion of harming the Corporation for more than $ 60 million.
This is the official website of the NABU.
The Ministry noted that now continued the searches during which the seized large amounts of cash, computer equipment, which, according to the investigators, could be used for criminal purposes.
«Arrested ex-official state food (head of informational-analytical Department) may be involved in the Commission of several crimes that resulted in state food suffered losses. During pre-trial investigation detectives Bureau found that in 2014, after appointment to senior positions in the state food referred to the official with other officials organized a group for the purpose of personal enrichment. In particular, they have developed a scheme in which grain belonging to the state food, sold at low prices one of the international grain traders through a series of private intermediary companies controlled by officials of the state food and grain trader said,» the statement reads.
The detectives explained that the grain purchased at low prices, international grain trader sold at market. The difference in cost had to do on account of one of the intermediary companies controlled by the suspect. Under the contract, the delivery of grain occurred in the conditions of cod that does not comply with market rules and subjected to the state enterprise at risk of not receiving funds for their products.
«In the end of PJSC «SFGCU» has not received most of the money for the sold grain. With the result that the GP has suffered losses for the sum more than 60 million US dollars,» said NABU.
Pre-judicial investigation on these facts the detectives Bureau began in July 2016. Now they set the whereabouts of the remaining members of an organized group.
We will remind, at the moment, NABU and SAP consider your greatest achievement the destruction of corruption schemes in the «Ukrgazvydobuvannia», so the company’s profit has grown five times.
Grain scandal $ 60 million: NABU detained a former top Manager of the Corporation 25.01.2017