NABU checks officials of the Ministry of environment

НАБУ проверяет чиновников Минэкологии

The NAB is investigating the abuse of office during procurement in 2011-2012

Under investigation were officials of the Centre of ecological and expert Analytics.

The national anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is investigating the facts of abuse of official position of officials of the Ministry of ecology and natural resources of Ukraine and the state enterprise “Centre of ecological and expert Analytics”. About it reports a press-service of NABU on Thursday, April 28.

Detectives investigating abuse of office while conducting public procurement in 2011-2012 that resulted in grave consequences in the form of material damage in especially large sizes.

In the NAB noted that in the framework of this investigation is to review the activities of the Ministry of environment officials, including newly appointed Deputy Minister Victor Kantsurak, which at that time held the office as Director of Department of reserved business, in connection with the tender procurement of satellite imagery of Ukraine to Austrian company Austroplan Austrian Engineering GMBH for more than the amount of 49.3 million.

“During the preliminary investigation, sent the request on international assistance to the competent authority of the Republic of Austria with the aim of obtaining information on the ultimate beneficial owners of Austroplan Austrian Engineering GMBH, information about accounts and funds movement on them, as well as questioning the officials of this company”, – reported in the NEB.

During the investigation Kantsurak suspended from their duties.

As reported Корреспондент.net, in early April, the Solomensky district court of Kiev acquitted the ex-Minister of ecology Ihor Shevchenko on charges of corruption.