Leaders of the national Bank of Ukraine suspected of embezzlement

The building of the national Bank of Ukraine in Kiev

Leaders of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) check for possible involvement in the embezzlement of funds that were earmarked to refinance a number of commercial banks. On Sunday, 2 April, said the head of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnik, the TV channel “1+1”, reports TASS.

“We’re not talking about specific officials. We are talking about the fact that such large flows can not do without the participation of the leadership of the national Bank. The involvement in these activities will be checked virtually the entire leadership of the NBU,” — said Sytnik.

According to him, “most of the funds that were issued as refinancing, transferred or offshore or in foreign banks”. He said that the amount of damages may amount to billions of hryvnia.

On 29 March, the NEB conducted searches and seizure of documents in the building of the NBU. According to the journalist Alexander Dubinsky, investigative activities associated with the refinancing of loans to Ukrainian “platinum Bank”.