KIEV. August 23. UNN. Ukrainian corrupt officials withdraw the stolen money through companies registered in 23 countries. This is stated in the report of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine for the first half, reports UNN.

According to NAB, about 30 suspects in corruption hiding abroad, and every second in Russia.

As at 30 June 2018, in the international search on the initiative, the NEB announced 21 people. Relatively 16 of them sent requests to other countries.

“So, in the spring of this year, the German authorities sent a request for the extradition of the Chairman of the Board of PJSC “HC “Grid” (Dmitry Kryuchkov — ed.), the detainee in this country in April 2018. According to the investigators, this person is the organizer of the corruption scheme, according to which the state suffered damage amounting to more than 346 million UAH”, — told in NABOO.

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NABU clarify that the international focus of their work is a key, because many corruption schemes are implemented with participation of companies registered abroad.

“The geography of these entities while covering at least 23 countries on three continents. According to detectives, the Ukrainian corrupt officials choose place of “residence” of illegally obtained funds in States with a simplified system of registration, a complicated procedure for the disclosure of information and a high degree of confidentiality. The damages caused to the state interests involving foreign counterparties are estimated 1.84 billion, $ 22.7 million and 12 million euros”, – stated in the message.

We will remind, eks-the Director of “the Grid” Dmitry Kryuchkov April 14, was detained in Germany. The GPU sent to the German colleagues the documents for his extradition to Ukraine.

The media called Kryuchkov man Surkises, because the brothers were part of the governing bodies of the company “the Grid”.

“Obviously, for the pattern ”Grid“, not only for her, was really the brain is more serious than his own (Kryuchkov EDS.), namely, the brain Grigory Surkis. And during the testimony of Hooks that can open. One part in the scheme “the Grid“ may have cost the Ukrainian oligarch several years of imprisonment,” – said on this occasion, the political scientist Vladislav Zadvinsky.

Also recall that the NAB is investigating the criminal proceedings on suspicion of the guidelines “Grid” in causing millions of losses to the state budget through the conclusion of contracts on assignment of rights to claim debts for electricity before the “Zaporozhyeoblenergo” and “Cherkassyoblenergo”.

The detectives NAB has already proved the illegality of the transaction “the Grid” in all courts.