In the port of Chornomorsk, 25 million worth of land was taken out of state ownership
Four ex-officials are suspected of fraud with land in the port water area of the Black Sea branch of SE “USPA“.
Officials of various structures, officials with the participation of a private enterprise implemented a scheme for the removal of a plot of land from state ownership. We are talking about 0.8 hectares in the port water area of the Black Sea branch of the SE “Seaports Administration of Ukraine”, the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine reported.
The extras unjustly transferred the plot of land to the company, causing almost UAH 25 million in losses to the state.
“The land management documentation developed by them for this plot of land does not meet the requirements of the law, as the authority to dispose of the land belonged to the authority of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine,” the agency emphasized.
Four ex-officials were informed of the suspicion:
— to the Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine;
— to the mayor of Chornomorsk city council of Odesa region;
— to the deputy head of the department in the Novomoskovsk district of the State Geocadastral State Administration in the Dnipropetrovsk region;
— to the head of the department of the State Water Resources Agency of Ukraine.
They are charged with official forgery and abuse of power or official position (Part 1 of Article 366, Part 2 of Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).