Holodnitsky told how much SAP has opened criminal cases on illicit enrichment

“Still little,” – said Nazar Holodnitsky

Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office has filed ten criminal cases on the new edition of articles of the Criminal code on illicit enrichment.

This was stated by the head of Department Nazar Golodnitsky, reports “Radio Freedom”.

“To ten. While a little. But the article is only beginning to act. The bodies in these cases only begin to gather materials information,” he said about the number of criminal proceedings, which was the article on illicit enrichment.

However, to declare suspicions too early.

Recall that the Law of Ukraine “On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine regarding the confiscation of illegal assets of personsauthorized to perform state functions or local self-government, and the punishment for the acquisition of such assets” (No. 263-IX) entered into force in November last year. Document 27 November, was published in the official newspaper “Voice of Ukraine”.

The objective of the law is the restoration of criminal liability for illicit enrichment, as well as the introduction of a recovery in state revenue of unjustified assets of persons authorized to perform state functions or local government.

In particular, the document supplements the criminal code of Ukraine new article 368-5 “Illicit enrichment”, according to which the purchase of the above entities assets valued at more than 6.5 thousand non-taxable minimum incomes of citizens than their legitimate income, shall be punished by imprisonment for the term from 5 till 10 years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years.