В In Ukraine, the house, car and 5.5 million hryvnias of the colonel of the State Emergency Service, who during the war organized a scheme to steal and sell departmental fuel in the Zaporizhia region, were seized. More than one million hryvnias of his subordinate, who was his accomplice, were also arrested.
This is reported by the press service of the SBI.
It is noted that the seized property and funds will be transferred to the Directorate of the Investigation and Management Agency. assets.
According to the investigation, in June 2022, SBI employees exposed and reported the suspicion to the colonel-head of the special emergency rescue squad of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Zaporizhzhia region and a group of his accomplices. The extras sold fuel, which was allocated by the State Emergency Service to eliminate the consequences of rocket attacks, demining, and evacuate people from the frontline areas.
“Theft of fuel was so large-scale that the official had to set up a mini gas station right on his own territory estate The state's losses amount to more than UAH 2.3 million. In addition, current employees of the State Emergency Service were engaged as drivers for the transportation of fuel, – reported in the SBI.
Currently, at the request of the law enforcement officers, the court made a decision to seize the property and funds of the colonel of the State Emergency Service.
In particular, the seizure was imposed on:
- a plot of land with an area of 1.9 hectares,
- an elite house in the conservation area of Zaporizhzhia with an area of 176 square meters. m,
- Toyota Land Cruiser car,
- ZAZ truck
- bank accounts.
Mercedes cars were also seized Benz Actros and DAF CF. In addition, the money of the person involved was seized by court decision. In the hryvnia equivalent, the amount is more than 5.5 million hryvnias, the funds of the subordinate and closest accomplice of the colonel of the State Emergency Service, who helped him steal fuel, were also seized and handed over to the ARMA administration. more than UAH 1 million.
At the request of the DBR employees, the colonel of the State Emergency Service was removed from his post. By the court's decision, a preventive measure was chosen for him – detention with the right to deposit bail.
The persons involved in the case are suspected of misappropriation of property by abuse of official position, and the sanction of the articles provides for punishment in the form of imprisonment for up to 12 years.