Leshchenko bought an apartment with a violation

Лещенко купил квартиру с нарушением

Sergey Leshchenko

The Deputy refused to see the Protocol NACP without your lawyer.

The national Agency for prevention of corruption (NACP) has found irregularities in the purchase of apartments by the people’s Deputy Serhiy Leshchenko. This was reported by the press service of the office Thursday, 1 December.

Apartments for sale Leshchenko in Kiev center over 7.5 million hryvnia caused a great resonance in society. The MP said that the purchase of this apartment, it pushed the murder of the journalist Pavel Sheremet.

While checking NACP found that when buying an apartment with an area of 192 square meters in new building in historical center of Kiev Leshchenko received a gift in the form of discounts from the developer. The total discount amount to 1 million 801 thousand 648 USD.

“Being at the time of acquisition of the property by the people’s Deputy of Ukraine, i.e. an entity which is subject to the requirements of articles 23, 24 of the law of Ukraine “On prevention of corruption,” Serhiy Leshchenko received the gift, whose value in 1 307,43 times higher than the minimum wage,” – said the Agency.

In NACP made the Protocol on Leshchenko, who threatened the Deputy with a fine from 100 to 200 non-taxable minimum incomes with confiscation of the gift.

However, Leshchenko refused to read the Protocol without his lawyer, so the NACP invited the MP to come today to the Agency for completion of the review.

Earlier, the Director of the National anti-corruption Bureau Artem Sytnik said that the purchase of this apartment Leshchenko made two administrative offenses.