Authorities investigate Anti-Monopoly Committee head for corruption

Pavlo Kyrylenko
Pavlo Kyrylenko

The Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) and the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) have launched an investigation into corruption allegations against the head of Ukraine’s Anti-Monopoly Committee, Pavlo Kyrylenko, SAPO told RFE/RL on March 25.

On March 21, Ukrainian media outlet Skhemy published an investigation which revealed that during 2020-2023, Kyrylenko's family acquired real estate and cars worth over UAH 70 million ($1.8 million).

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Law enforcement began the investigation the day after the report was released.

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If charged and convicted, Kyrylenko could face up to 10 years in prison and a ban from public service.

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