SBI has served a notice of suspicion on a former high-ranking law enforcement official who concealed millions in assets from the tax declaration process

22/06/2023

SBI served a notice of suspicion to a former high-ranking law enforcement official who concealed millions in assets from declaration

The SBI employees notified the former first deputy head of the Department of one of the central law enforcement agencies of suspicion. He is suspected of declaring false information worth millions of hryvnias.

During his tenure and after leaving the law enforcement agency, the colonel had more than UAH 12 million in bank accounts in national and foreign currencies. However, the man did not intentionally report these assets in his declaration.

The former law enforcement officer is suspected of declaring false information if such information differs from the true information by more than 2000 minimum subsistence levels (part 2 of Article 366-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

The sanction of the article provides for imprisonment for up to two years with disqualification to hold certain positions for up to three years.

Procedural guidance is provided by the Office of the Prosecutor General.