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 NABU files criminal cases against regional council deputy head, two MPs, three judges following e-declarations scrutiny

National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) investigates seven criminal proceedings it has initiated after screening the information submitted by the officials in the income statements.

As reported by Censor.NET, the law enforcement agency included the relevant information in the Unified Register of pre-trial investigations in the period between Dec. 7 and Dec. 9.

Two criminal cases were initiated into false data submitted by the people's deputies (article 366-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). One criminal proceeding was filed against deputy chairman of a regional council suspected of illicit enrichment (part 3 of article 368-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine - the illegal enrichment of persons occupying sensitive positions).

Four more criminal proceedings added into the Unified Register were instituted against three judges suspected of illegal enrichment and false information they submitted in tax returns: the agency detectives are investigating actions of two judges under part 2 of article 368-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine while the third one is a suspect in two legal actions initiated into illicit enrichment (part 3 of article 368-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine) and submission of false information in e-declarations (article 366-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

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Thus, the total number of cases initiated by the NABU detectives based on the analysis of e-declarations has reached 10.

As reported, on Nov. 17, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau filed the first three criminal cases into illegal enrichment (part 3 of article 368-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine) following e-declarations scrutiny. Two cases were launched against members of the Ukrainian parliament and one against an officer of justice.

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Pre-trial investigation of these cases is underway.
 
 
 
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