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 Official behind Kyoto funds embezzlement detained, - NABU

On Monday, May 16, detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine apprehended the secretary of public procurement committee at Ukrainski Ekolohichni Investytsii SE on suspicion of embezzlement of public funds received under the Kyoto Protocol.

Censor.NET reports referring to NABU press service.

The probe has established that the official in collusion with a group of people organized a purchase of fictitious business entities and ensured their winning in a tender for the reconstruction of lighting systems worth over UAH 480 million (approx. $18.828 million). The tender provided for an overhaul by retrofitting LED-based technologies instead of lights with incandescent lamps.

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The probe is underway, other accomplices in the crime are being established. The official has been notified of suspicion while the NABU is preparing a motion to court for choosing a pre-trial restraint for the detainee.
 
 
 
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