Detained the Deputy head of the faction opposition bloc in the city Council of Nikolaev

Задержан замглавы фракции Оппоблок в горсовете Николаева

Officials detained for bribery

Deputy head of the faction Opposition bloc Igor Kopeyka was detained along with other officials on suspicion of embezzlement of budget funds.

In Nikolaev detained several officials on suspicion of embezzlement of budget funds. This Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko said in Facebook.

“Tonight in Nikolaev police and prosecutors detained members of the criminal organization, which head is the Deputy Chairman of the faction Opposition bloc of the Nikolaev city Council penny I. M., with the participation of his son, Penny M. I., assistant and two managers controlled enterprises in the sphere of housing and communal services”, – he wrote.

According to the public Prosecutor, these officials systematically plundered the budget.

“This organization systematically in the years 2016-2017 committed embezzlement of budget funds. In December 2017 the gang members, trying to hide his criminal activity, was convicted of transfer of a bribe in the amount of 250 thousand UAH to prosecutors, beforehand reported it to their leadership,” – said the Prosecutor General.

In General, according to him, currently detained 5 members of a criminal group.

We will remind, in Zaporozhye, on 21 December, the staff of SBU and Prosecutor’s office began to conduct about 60 searches of the officials of the municipality and other officials suspected of embezzlement

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