The management of the Oblavtodor illegally seized public funds in the amount of nearly 189 thousand hryvnias
The regional prosecutor's office, in conjunction with experts of the State Financial Unspection in Transcarpathian region, checked the compliance with the requirements of the Law of Ukraine "On Public Procurement" in the activities of the subsidiary "Zakarpatsky oblavtodor."
It was found out that during the years 2010-2012, the officials of the said company illegally seized public funds amounting to almost 189 thousand hryvnias. They inticated in the documents knowingly false information: inflated cost and scope of contract work during the construction and repair of roads in the region, leading to serious damages to the state interests.
December 7, the prosecution registered criminal proceedings over the specified fact under Part 4 of Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (misappropriation, embezzlement of property, or obtaining thereof through malpractice - punishable by a fine of up to fifty free minimum incomes, or correctional labor for up to two years, or custodial restraint for up to four years, or imprisonment for a term of four years, with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years or without it) and Part 2 of Art.366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (forgery - punishable by imprisonment for a term of two to five years).
In addition, during the audit of these issues conducted by the regional prosecutor's office as a result of the identified violations, the Chief of the Road Service in Transcarpathian region, the Director of State Enterprise "Zakarpatsky oblavtodor" and directors of certain branches of the subsidiary have been given seven instructions to eliminate violations of the Law of Ukraine "On Public Procurement" and disciplinary charges were brought against four officials - informed the press-service Prosecutor of the Transcarpathian region.
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