NABU detained the official “Unrecognize” on suspicion of embezzlement of UAH 480 mln for the “Kyoto” money

Detectives of the National anti-corruption Bureau arrested the Secretary of the procurement Committee of the state enterprise “Ukrainian ecological investments” on suspicion of attempted embezzlement of public funds (part 2 of article 15 and part 5 article 191 of the Criminal code of Ukraine), obtained under the Kyoto Protocol, the press service of the Ministry.

The investigation established that the officer had conspired with a group of people organized the acquisition of fictitious subjects of economic activities and ensured their victory when carrying out public procurement procedures for the reconstruction of lighting networks for the sum more than 480 million USD.

The tender included the overhaul by retrofitting lighting fixtures with incandescent lamps based on LED-technology.

Now investigative actions proceed, and also set other accomplices in the crime. The Secretary of the Committee is reported about suspicion, prepares the petition in court about election of a preventive measure.

We will remind, on March 1 Ukraine has returned to Japan unused 2.5 million euros obtained from the sale of quotas for greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto Protocol.