The suspicion does not apply to the term of office of the current head of the SNB.
To the President of the National Bank of Ukraine Kirill Shevchenko suspect reported.
About this in Facebook reports the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office.
According to the report, the facts indicated in the notice of suspicion do not refer to the term of office of the current head of the National Bank in office, but refer to the period of his work in JSB “Ukrgasbank”.
“The Anti-Corruption Specialist Prosecutor’s Office and the National Anti-Corruption Office of Ukraine have denounced the illegal activities of officials of the state-owned JSB Ukrgasbank, which resulted in losses of more than 206 million UAH,” said the report.
It should be noted that the bank’s management, having information on banking service contracts concluded with large customers, used it to steal money.
“To this end, the bank officials ensured the conclusion of fictitious contracts with natural and legal persons who, presumably in their capacity as” agents “of the bank, attracted large customers to it. For such” agent services “, the bank has illegally paid “wages” to these people on a monthly basis that during 2014-2019, under this scheme, 52 fictitious agents were unfoundedly transferred funds from the state bank in the amount of more than 206 million hryvnia, “said the SAP.
To date, 5 main people involved in this crime have been suspected in this criminal case, including the current president of the Ukrainian National Bank, former and current officials of banking institutions. The shares of the members of an organized group are qualified pursuant to Part 3 of Art. 27 hours 5 art. 191; Part 3 Art. 27 hours 3 art. 28 hours 1 art. 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On July 16, 2020, the Verkhovna Rada appointed Shevchenko as president of the National Bank, which served as chairman of the board of Ukrgasbank from 2015 to 2020.
On 5 October, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky presented the Verkhovna Rada with a draft resolution on the dismissal of Shevchenko from the post of president of the National Bank.