The GPU arrested a suspect in the fraud with the gas under Yanukovych

As notes the edition “” about the arrest of a former official at the briefing in Kiev said the head of GPU, Yury Lutsenko. According to him, Sukhomlin is suspected that illegally took control in the interests of criminal organizations property of PJSC “Ukrgazvydobuvannya and Ukrnafta, more than 50% of which belong to the state, namely the produced liquefied gas totaling more than 2 billion USD”.

According to Lutsenko, members of the criminal organization was the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, the former head of the government Mykola Azarov, and also the owner of group of companies “Gas Ukraine” Sergey Kurchenko.

As informed in his Facebook reported journalist Valeriy Kalnysh, the essence of the fraud the company was a state-run company sold liquefied natural gas for the population of companies that participated in the auction. But in the end the gas got into the company “Gas Ukraine 2020”, which, in turn, resell it to gas stations.

The edition “Correspondent” notes that Sukhomlin was the first official from the previous administration, which really arrested by the GPU.

Earlier, the PGO reported that suspects in the corruption of the former head of the State Agency of forest resources of Alexander Kovalchuk, who allegedly received bribes from foreign businessmen for getting the possibility of purchasing in Ukraine of wood.