Former Deputy head of Naftogaz is ready to make a deal with the investigation – GPU

Экс-замглавы Нафтогаза готов пойти на сделку со следствием - ГПУ

Katsuba has agreed to cooperate with the investigation

Alexander Katsuba has agreed to cooperate in case of theft.

The former Deputy head of Naftogaz Oleksandr Katsuba made a deal with the investigation. About it during communication with journalists in the Verkhovna Rada said the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko.

“As of yesterday, Alexander Katsuba wrote for some reason on my name, instead write the name of the investigator, may it be so, a Declaration of willingness to make a deal with the investigation, which implies a confession of guilt, the incriminating evidence on leaders of criminal groupings, and also to make all possible compensation for damages. Given that he is charged with the theft of several billion, I will have a very difficult situation with the likelihood of the transaction with the amount that it offers. It is, in my opinion, is quite inadequate caused damage to the state. However, everything will depend on what evidence and facts the other parties to the theft he will give”, – said Lutsenko in the air of the channel 112.

Note, 17 June 2016 the investigators of the GPU arrested, and on June 18, the court arrested for two months Alexander Katsuba. Katsuba was arrested on suspicion of committing a criminal offence under articles 255 (creating criminal organization) and 191 (misappropriation of property through abuse of official position) the Criminal code of Ukraine.

The investigation established that Katsuba involved in misappropriation of funds of “Naftogaz” in the amount 449,9 mln.

We will remind, Alexander Katsuba was arrested on June 18. Katsuba is suspected of embezzling 449,9 mln UAH funds of Naftogaz.