Yesterday, March 23, in Kiev and the field investigators of capital Prosecutor’s office simultaneously conducted 25 raids on the case of plunder of budgetary funds for the reconstruction of the NSC Olimpiyskiy Euro 2012. This is stated in the press service of the Ministry.
The searches took place in offices of companies-members of the criminal chain, misleading investigators, and also at the place of residence of the persons involved in the production. Seized documents, which shows that during the reconstruction of the arena the attackers used two parallel corruption schemes.
“One of them was tax evasion, the second – was used for misappropriation of funds… with the participation of fictitious companies,” – said the Prosecutor’s office.
The value of the British chair Bluecube, of which the stadium has over 70 thousand, after acquiring from the manufacturer for $78 at customs clearance was reduced supplier 13 times. Then through a chain of shell companies raised the price to $189. This scheme was looted of about $8 million, prosecutors said.
According to investigators, the same scheme was used for the supply of equipment for Sewerage, the installation of the scoreboard and in the regeneration zone for guests.
“In law enforcement bodies of great Britain, Hong Kong and Poland sent to the appropriate international Commission. Expected conclusions of the economic and commercial expertise, the results of which will set the final size of the caused damage to the state and reported suspected perpetrators,” concluded the Prosecutor.
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