The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) will check for involvement in the embezzlement of funds allocated for refinancing of a number of commercial banks, the damages may run into the billions, said the head of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine Sytnyk.
“We already have several months of criminal proceedings in which appears the leadership of the National Bank of Ukraine, and it is related to the embezzlement of funds allocated to a number of commercial banks on refinancing. The legality of the embezzlement of this money, belonging to the illegal embezzlement of these funds is subject to the investigation of this case. … We check the legality of spending funds for refinancing and involvement in the management process of the NBU,” – he said the TV channel “1+1” on Sunday evening.
He also said that, in parallel is working on the recovery of materials from abroad, because most of the funds that were issued as refinancing, transfer to an offshore account or accounts of foreign banks.
A. Sytnik also said that the potential damage can run into billions.
“We’re talking about that in any case, such massive flows could not do without the participation of the national Bank’s management, therefore the involvement in these activities will be checked almost the entire leadership”, – said the head of NABOO.