NABU marks 2nd anniversary: probe underway in cases into UAH 85 bln damage to state budget

15:30, 30 April 2017
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The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine investigates corruption-related crimes that inflicted damage reaching UAH 85 billion, as reported by the Bureau’s press service.

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"Recently, the NABU turned two years old. Our detectives are working on hundreds of cases, many of which have become high-profile. The damage from crimes that NABU is investigating reaches UAH 85 billion," the NABU press service wrote on Facebook.

It is also noted that about 60 of the NABU cases are already being heard in court.

NABU was established on April 16, 2015. The Bureau can employ up to 700 people, to investigate corruption-related crimes in the highest echelons of power.

Read alsoChief anti-corruption prosecutor Nazar Kholodnytsky: "As a citizen, I also crave to see the verdicts handed down quickly… It’s so hard to be a pioneer"Their first probe was launched in December 2015.

On April 28, 2017, NABU Director Artem Sytnik stated that the Bureau intended to fight hard against manifestations of corruption in one of the most corrupt spheres, that is healthcare.

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