Searches that on 12 July the staff of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine (GPU), Department of protection of economy of Ukraine of Ukraine and the State fiscal service held in «Ukrenergo», associated with the pre-trial investigation on criminal proceedings involving officials of the company, as well as the National Commission, carrying out state regulation in spheres of power and utilities.
This was reported on the website of the GPU.
«The state office of public Prosecutor makes pre-judicial investigation in criminal proceedings upon the organization of the criminal scheme of theft of public funds, abuse of power or position, forgery of tender documents by officials of the state enterprise «Ukrenergo» in particularly large amount with the complicity of officials of the National Commission for regulation of energy and utilities, as well as a number of business entities by procurement of goods, works and services from regulated companies at much higher prices, on the grounds of crime under part 5 of article 191, part 2 St. 364, part 2 of article 366, part 3 of article 212 of the Criminal code of Ukraine», – noted in GPU.
The Prosecutor added that in the framework of the production by court order conducted searches throughout Ukraine.
On the morning of 12 July, the Director of «Ukrenergo» communication and international cooperation Mikhail BNO-Ayriyan said about the searches in the Kiev office of the company. According to him, during the investigative actions of the employees of the company were not allowed into the room.
The GPU said that the searches in «Ukrenergo» associated with the investigation on the organization of schemes of embezzlement of public funds 12.07.2017