NABU confirmed the arrest of the mayor of Odessa and his Deputy


The mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov and his Deputy Paul Vogelman suspected of Commission of crime provided by article about the acquisition of property by abuse of official position.

The National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine confirmed the detention at the international airport Boryspil (Kyiv) the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov and his Deputy, Paul Vogelman. This was reported at website Department Wednesday, February 14.

It is noted that the detainees are suspected of committing a crime provided by article about the acquisition of property by abuse of official position.

According to the report, with all the suspects are investigative and procedural actions, the question on election of a measure of restraint.

NABOO recalled that on 13 February, the Bureau of detectives and prosecutors SAP was notified about suspicion in Commission of crime four officials of the Odessa city Council.

According to the investigators, these persons may be involved in the scheme of damage to the local budget of Odessa.

"So, in September 2016 the city of Odessa purchased the building, formerly part of the integral property complex of state enterprise Plant "region over 185 million UAH from the private structures, which in early 2016, she purchased this set at the auction, organized by the liquidator of the company for 11.5 million UAH", – said NABOO.

Obtained from city hall 185 million UAH, the firm-seller tried to list companies with signs of fictitiousness, its head is now in the zone of the ATO.

"Through these measures failed to prevent the attempt of legalization and to achieve the seizure of accounts of a private company-the seller of the building. Since there is recurrent attempts to remove the arrest from the accounts, including through an unexpected change of contract in January 2018," – said the Bureau.

Recall, February 14, in the airport Boryspil guards detained the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov. Soon became known, and the arrest of his Deputy Pavel Vugelman.

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