The investigating judge of the solomiansky district court of Kyiv has resumed the arrest of 185 million UAH . which has been paid from the city budget of Odessa for the building of JSC HC “region” and made the decision on their transfer to the management of the National Agency of Ukraine concerning the identification, investigation and management of assets derived from corruption and other crimes (ARMA).

As reported the press service of the NEB, the decision was made at the request of detectives of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the prosecutors of Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office.

This is the first case when the property arrested at the request of NABOO and the SAP was transferred to the Agency.

NABU recalled that in September 2016 Odessa city Council purchased the building, formerly part of the integral property complex of state enterprise “Plant “region”, over 185 million UAH. from private structure, which in turn, at the beginning of 2016 paid for this complex at auction, organized by the liquidator of the company 11.5 million UAH.

Obtained from city hall 185 million, firm-seller tried to list companies with signs of fictitiousness. However, the detectives NAB and prosecutors SAP has prevented this attempt and has achieved arrest of accounts of the company-the seller of the building.

At the same time, February 1, the investigating judge of Solomensky district court of Kiev cancelled the arrest of part of the funds of a private company in the amount 92,34 million.

In the future, February 6 the arrest of the funds was restored at the request of prosecutors SAP. And February 7 is cancelled again in the context of consideration of complaints lawyers on the court decision of 21 December 2016. However, due to suspicions about the possible legalization of the funds obtained through corruption offence, the funds in the account of the seller company was blocked by the State financial monitoring service of Ukraine. March 13, 2018, the court restored their arrest.