Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor has transferred in court business against the former MP and Chairman of the Board of PJSC “holding company “Grid” Dmitry Kryuchkov. He and former acting head of the Board of JSC “Zaporizhiaoblenergo” Igor Kornilenko accused of abuse of office, which led to state losses for UAH 346 million.
This is stated in the message of SAP and NABOO.
According to investigators, in late 2014 – early 2015 the Hooks and Kornilenko issued five contracts of assignment between “Grid” and “zaporizhzhyaoblenergo”. They assumed that the debtors “zaporizhzhyaoblenergo” (SE “ztmc” LTD “ztmc” and “DSS”) to transfer the money to the intermediary “HC Grid”, and the one calculated with the energy supplier. As a result, “the Grid” has collected nearly 197 million, but listed “zaporizhzhyaoblenergo” only UAH 1.7 million (instead of the expected 346 million).
60,2% of shares of “Zaporizhiaoblenergo” belong to the state, and the other Cypriot companies that are associated with the Surkis brothers and Konstantin Grigorishin.
Hooks for about three years hiding from the investigation and was extradited from Germany on the eve of presidential elections in 2019. He is charged with part 5 of article 191 (embezzlement), part 3, article 27 part 2 of article 364 (the organization of abuse of official position) the Criminal code.
A second suspect is being sought under part 2 of article 364 (abuse of office) of the Criminal code. According to investigators, he is in the territory of Russia.
The case was launched on 4 December 2015 and was the first in the history of NABU and SAP.
After being extradited to Ukraine Kryuchkov said about the involvement in illegal activities of former top politicians. His words are checked as part of another pre-trial investigation, which is in production of NABOO.
Hooks was a people’s Deputy from April 2006 to November 2007 from the bloc of Yulia Tymoshenko.