The Department of economic and information security of JSC “uz” (UZ, Kiev) in 2018 and first nine months of 2019 has identified and prevented corruption amounting to more than UAH 600 million, reported the press service of the UZ with reference to the company’s head Evgeny Kravtsov.

“Today corruption is, of course, is a big problem, but statistics show that we made a big step forward in the process of its overcoming, the situation is much better than in previous years”, – the press service quoted Kravtsov.

According to him, in 2018 and 2019 deviational employees of the Department of economic and information security of the BONDS participated in 1,609 thousand inspections. 243 materials of checks are sent to law enforcement agencies, for 147 registered criminal proceedings.

Within open criminal proceedings 37 persons given notice of the suspicion, and 15 people convicted. In addition, 17 employees were brought to administrative responsibility for corruption – a Declaration, a conflict of interest.

Only the results of audits to responsible 1,552 thousand of the offender, in particular they should be reprimanded, dismissed, transferred to another post, etc.

“The company is in the process of fundamental change in anti-corruption policy and the procurement system, the organization of freight transport, other risk from the perspective of corruption activities. The main goal is the eradication and zero tolerance for any corruption”, – concluded the head of “Ukrzaliznytsya”.

As reported, the security Department of “Ukrzaliznytsia” together with the law enforcement authorities revealed a mining farm and cryptocurrency (bitcoin), who worked for the electricity company. The estimated amount of damages from the beginning of the year – UAH 1 million.