Indictment announced in Grymchak case
At the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court, during the examination of the case against the former deputy minister for questions of temporarily occupied territories, the prosecutor of the SAP announced an indictment.
This was reported by the SAP press service on Facebook.
“On June 1, 2020, the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court held its first hearing on the merits of the indictment in the case of the prosecution of the former deputy minister of the temporarily occupied territories and his “assistant” for committing crimes under part 1 of article 190 (“fraud”) part 4 of article 27, part 2 of article 15, part 3 of article 369 ; section 4, section 27, section 2, section 15, section 4, section 369 (“inducement at the end of an attempt to provide improper benefits to officials in a responsible and particularly responsible position”) of the Code Ukrainian criminal. At a meeting, the SAP attorney announced a summary of the indictment, “said the report.
Also during the meeting, the prosecution and the defense side made opening statements. As indicated, the prosecutor of the SAP also brought a civil action in the case concerning compensation for losses suffered as a result of the commission of this crime.
The next hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. on June 12, 2020.
It was reported that on May 22, the SAP had sent a file to VAKS concerning the former deputy minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons, Youri Grymchak and his so-called “assistant” , who are accused of fraud and incitement to bribe.
As the investigation was established, the lawyer, representing the interests of the private company during the communication and the provision of legal advice to the deputy minister of the BOT, spoke to him of the passage of the company by the complicated procedure Approval of permits for construction work on land in Kiev, which in accordance with the law “On the protection of cultural heritage” refers to cultural heritage sites.
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Upon learning of this, the Deputy Minister offered his “services” to coordinate project documentation for a cash award of $ 1 million.
As the ex-official assured, this amount should have been divided between the leaders and those responsible for the executive authorities, in particular: the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Justice, the Ukrainian State Heritage Institute cultural, Kiev city state administration and others.
In the process of implementing this system of corruption, a senior official had one reason for applying another. The fact is that a representative of the aforementioned LLC informed the former Deputy Minister of another problem related to the examination of a civil case concerning the recovery of debts from another private enterprise in favor of the society.
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In response, the Deputy Minister responsible for WTO matters said that for $ 100,000 in compensation, through his contacts, he could guarantee the adoption of the necessary court decision. According to the official, he should have applied to the Deputy Prosecutor General to influence the president of the Civil Court of Cassation in the Supreme Court, which, in turn, could affect judges of the same court.
Subsequently, the amount of undue profit was reduced to $ 80,000. After receiving the first part, in the amount of $ 50,000, the Deputy Minister and his “assistant” divided the funds between them.
On August 14, 2019, a former senior official received from the representative of the company part of the funds of the stipulated $ 1 million – $ 450 thousand – for allegedly solving the land problem and the second tranche – $ 30 thousand – for solving the problem with the judiciary.
Immediately after receiving these funds, the Deputy Minister for WTO Affairs and his “assistant” involved in the implementation of the corruption system were arrested.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru