KIEV. August 31. UNN. The national anti-corruption Bureau has completed its investigation and has transferred in court the criminal proceedings on embezzlement of nearly 20 million UAH of funds of JSC “Kharkovoblenergo”. About it reports a press-service of the NAB, reports UNN.

“Detectives of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine completed pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings on the fact of infliction of more than 19,6 million UAH of losses of JSC “Kharkovoblenergo” (65% stake owned by the state). 30 Aug 2018 indictment against the former Deputy head of the financial Department of JSC “Kharkovoblenergo” and the former first Deputy of the General Director of the KP “Harkovvodokanal” is directed to court. The actions of officials are qualified under part 2 St. 364 Criminal code of Ukraine (abuse of power or official position seek)”, – stated in the message.

As has established a consequence, in July 2015, officials of JSC “Kharkovoblenergo” and KP “Harkovvodokanal”, violations of law entered into a contract to transfer the debt. Under the terms of this agreement, KP “Harkovvodokanal”, which had a debt of more than 19.6 million UAH for the electricity supplied by JSC “Kharkovoblenergo”, was wrongfully transferred of the obligation to pay this debt to a third party – a private company (LLC). Therefore, KP “Harkovvodokanal” did not, “Kharkovoblenergo”, and OOO, which later was transferred to the accounts of other enterprises.

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Pre-judicial investigation on the specified facts the detectives NAB was carried out from October 2016.

On suspicion in Commission of crimes ex-Deputy head of financial Department of JSC “Kharkovoblenergo” reported on 31 October 2017, former first Deputy Director KP “Harkovvodokanal” – June 4, 2018.

“On the basis of the evidence collected by the National Bureau until December 2016, appealed to the court, upon consideration of which the court found the prisoner officials of JSC “Kharkovoblenergo” and KP “Harkovvodokanal” the contract is invalid. The validity of the position of the NABU and SAP in March 2018 was confirmed by the Supreme Court,” said NABU.

As reported UNN, the NAB noted, the Ukrainian corrupt officials withdraw the stolen money through companies registered in 23 countries.