Pre-trial investigation according to the facts the detectives Bureau began in November last year.

In Odessa detectives of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized anticorruption Prosecutor’s office carried out a number of searches.

About it informs the press service of the NAB on Facebook.

“Investigations carried out within the framework of pre-trial investigation of criminal proceedings on the fact of appropriation of funds of the local budget in especially large sizes officials of the local government acting in collusion with representatives of the commercial sector. We are talking about the sale of the administrative building of the city hall of Odessa at inflated prices”, – stated in the message .

During a pretrial investigation, the detectives NAB has established that the building in the whole of the property complex of the state enterprise “Plant “region” in early 2016 sold for 11 million. In August 2016, he has a separate address and sold for 4 million UAH. At the same time in September of the same year, the new owner suggested that the building of Odessa city hall are already over 185 million UAH. The transaction of sale took place in December 2016.

“The discovery of evidence of crimes and timely blocking of funds in the accounts of the society, on behalf of which made the sale of the building at an inflated price, made possible thanks to the active civic position of inhabitants of the city of Odessa, and a number of people’s deputies of Ukraine and public organizations, which promptly turned to NABOO, statements about the crime, in its Commission”, – noted in press service.

The investigation is continuing.