In December 2018, according to “Ukrainian truth”, anti-corruption has ended its investigation of possible understatement of customs payments by the wife of the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman Elena, use fleet of engines for conveying the guests from the wedding of the son of Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko Alexander, as well as holidays in the Maldives ex-head of national Bank Valeria Gontareva.
In December 2018 and January 2019, a Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office (ARS) and the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has closed up to 30 criminal proceedings. This is with reference to its sources reported on February 18, “the Ukrainian truth”.
Cases were closed for lack of evidence.
According to the newspaper, some of the closed cases involve top politicians. In particular, Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman, the former head of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeria Gontareva, the General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko.
“The Ukrainian truth” claims that in December it terminated the investigation of the acquisition of the Mercedes GLE 350D wife, Elena. 25 June 2018, the Ukrainian media reported that first Deputy head of the SBU Paul Demchina sent a request to the Zhytomyr customs about this car.
“Understatement of the customs payments for the wife, could amount to 600 thousand UAH. Low prices customs was not found. The case was closed. [Non-faction people’s Deputy Vitaly] kupriy disputes in court”, – writes the edition.
His source claims that it is about the rest in 2016 in the Maldives Gontareva, open again after closing in July 2018, it was closed again on December 19.
On December 28, according to “Ukrainian truth”, closed criminal proceedings associated with the use of the official car of the state office of public Prosecutor for delivery of the guests from the wedding of the son of Lutsenko Alexander September 15, 2017 in the country complex near Kiev.