Police have warned the spending of budget funds in the amount of 10 million UAH
Budgeted funds for prospective development and investment were allocated for the reconstruction of the high-voltage power substation. The main offenses revealed by the employees of the Department of Economy Protection (UEZ) in Zaporizhzhya region consisted in fictitious tender documentation. The Procuracy canceled the contract for the procurement of works.
Employees of the National Economy Protection Department of the Police carry out preventive measures for compliance with the legislation in the budgetary sphere. The police are constantly checking the facts of violations of the law during the utilization of budget funds earmarked for state programs and investments.
Thus, in August 2016, an open tender was held for the procurement of works for the reconstruction of a high-voltage substation. The winner of the competition is the company with which the relevant agreement was concluded.
During the audit, law enforcement officers identified a number of offenses committed by both budget spending units and commercial entities.
In particular, the budget manager in the tender offer hid the real object of public procurement. Yes, it was not stated that 90 percent of the purchase of equipment and only 10 percent of works on its installation were included in the cost of the works.
In addition, the employees of the USE established that the company-winner of the competitive bidding of the necessary personnel and special construction equipment to perform work under the contract.
According to these facts, the criminal investigation under Part 1 of Art. 366 (Official forgery) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
At present, the budget managing director has been notified of a suspicion. He faces up to three years of imprisonment, deprived of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for up to 3 years.
The Economy Protection Department of the National Police of Ukraine reports