The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine on the basis of the investigation of the National police of Ukraine has prepared the suspected former head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva and first Deputy head of the NBU Kateryna Rozhkova.
Suspicions are under consideration by the attorney-General Ruslan of Ryaboshapka for two weeks, and in court they have not yet been transferred.
According to sources, Gontareva and Rozhkov suspected of committing several criminal offences, namely: malpractice (that is, deliberate, with the aim of obtaining improper benefits to another person, the use of an official of his official position contrary to interests of service that entailed heavy consequences on preliminary arrangement by group of persons, that is a criminal offence under part 2 of article 28 of part 2 of article 364 of the criminal code); forgery (that is, made on preliminary arrangement by group of persons issuing officer knowingly false official documents which resulted in grave consequences – a criminal offence under part 2 of article 28 of part 1 of article 366 of the criminal code) and intentional failure by an official court order, which came into force (that is, the Commission of a criminal offense under part 2 of article 382 of the criminal code of Ukraine).
According to the investigation, being the head of the NBU Gontareva with the help of his Deputy Rozhkova organized groundless and illegal withdrawal from the banking sector of Ukrainian commercial Bank PJSC “Ukrinbank” for the purpose of selling its assets and property in favor of third parties.
Thus, according to law enforcement officers, intentional and illegal acts of Finance and other officers of the national Bank of Ukraine, PJSC “Ukrainian innovation company,” which is the legal successor of PJSC” Ukrinbank” was damaged for a total amount of 79.5 million.