The Prosecutor’s General Office of Ukraine has brought a criminal case against acting State Property Fund head Andriy Portnov.

According to the President`s press-office, in particular, this morning President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko met with Prosecutor General Oleksander Medvedko. During the meeting, the latter informed about the results of inspection into implementation of NSDC decisions on the State Property Fund.

The Prosecutor’s General Office probed into the legality of A.Portnov’s actions, and found traces of misuse of office, which destabilized the work of the State Property Fund. Basing on the results of the inspection, PGO brought a criminal case against A.Portnov, accusing him of attempting illegal privatization, and basing on Part 1 Article 233 and Part 2 Article 365 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.