The Security Service of Ukraine reported that they announced suspicions of the top management of PJSC "Ukrtatnafta" in committing criminal offenses.
It is reported that the SSU exposed large-scale embezzlement schemes of 40 billion hryvnias by the former management of PJSC "Ukrnafta" and PJSC "Ukrtatnafta".
It was established that illegal mechanisms were connected with tax evasion and legalization of funds obtained through criminal means.
As part of criminal proceedings, according to the SSU, 10 episodes of criminal activity are documented. In particular, this is the transfer of large batches of oil products to affiliated companies, tax evasion, the creation of bad debts of oil refineries and oil production plants, which led to the depreciation and reduction of the value of their assets.
According to the investigation, such criminal activity was carried out for the benefit of the actual owners and beneficiaries of the companies.
As part of the investigation, the SSU, together with the Bureau of Economic Security, reportedly conducted a number of searches. They were carried out at the place of residence of the actual owners and top management of the financial and industrial group, which includes these companies, as well as at the addresses of probable storage of oil products in different regions of Ukraine.
"According to the results of the investigative actions of the top management of PJSC Ukrtatnafta, suspicions of criminal offenses have been announced," the report says.