Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
"The background of the fraud was termination of criminal proceedings initiated by SAP and NABU against Member of Ukrainian Parliament Oleksandr Onyshchenko, who was put on the national wanted list on suspicion of embezzlement of public funds associated with extraction and sale of natural gas under cooperation agreements with Ukrhazvydobuvannia PJSC.
"The perpetrator was detained in a special operation while receiving the first part of the "pay-off" in the amount of $1 million.
"The fraudster faces up to 12-year imprisonment with confiscation of property for the offense he committed," Lutsenko wrote.
One of defendants in Onyshchenko case admitted guilt and will pay 30 million hryvnia to Ukrhazvydobuvannia(0)