7 officials detained in Ukraine over embezzlement of funds for construction of wall on Russian border
In Ukraine, seven people are suspected of embezzling 16.69 million hryvnia ($642,000) allocated for the European Wall Project on the country’s eastern border. The announcement was made to media on Wednesday by Nazar Kholodnytsky, the head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAP), 112.ua reports.
“Seven people consisting of Ukrainian State Border Guard Service officials and contractor’s representatives are being detained after searches related to the investigation of the criminal case on the embezzlement of governmental funds allocated for the Ukrainian Wall project,” the head of SAP said.
He said that among the detainees were the head of the Department of Resource …read more