Employees of the main department of economical protection of Ukraine's Security Service raided the premises of the State Aviation Service of Ukraine on July 26, the press service of the State Aviation Service has said.
"Activities were carried out on the criminal proceedings, violated under Article 191 Part 5 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine in respect of certain officials of the International Boryspil airport, who, with the assistance of the State Aviation Service officials, committed embezzlement of budget funds allocated for the purchase of equipment in the amount of UAH 4.3 million," the report says.
According to it, later funds were transferred to the company, controlled by a resident of the Russian Federation, followed by withdrawal from Ukraine in violation of the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 829 p dated September 11, 2014.
"The investigation is ongoing. More details will be provided at a later date," the State Aviation Service said.