: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Court arrests $600,000 in case of large-scale embezzlement in Ukrgasbank

In mid-December, the PGO, the SBU, and the National Police conducted a series of searches in a pre-trial investigation regarding the facts of embezzlement by Ukrgasbank officials of credit funds in the amount of UAH 140 million.

Pechersk District Court in Kyiv ruled to arrest $600,000 that had been seized during the searches within a probe into the facts of embezzlement of UAH 140 million in credit funds by ex-officials of the state-owned Ukrgasbank in 2008-2010, the press service of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine reported.

”Pechersk District Court in Kyiv has imposed arrest on nearly $600,000 in cash that were seized in the deposit box of an independent appraiser, who had conducted the assessment of collateral property at the initiative of the PGO,” reads the statement.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the case against the former officials of Ukrgasbank (2008-2010) was opened under Part 2 Article 364 and part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code (abuse of power, resulting in grave consequences, and grand embezzlement by abuse of power).


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