"Amber case": Four out of six bribes end at Rozenblat


NABU revealed six schemes of bribing parliamentary members and employees, including MP Boryslav Rozenblat, MP Maksym Poliakov, and Deputatskyi Control parliamentary group. Four of the six bribes were intended for MP Rozenblat.

Censor.NET journalist Iryna Salii wrote in her article titled "Amber MPs."

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In addition to agreement to assist with legislative acts, special agent of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) Kateryna Syvokin (fake name) bribed to influence state agencies with the purpose of alleged unhindered amber mining business in Ukraine. MP Rozenblat was the one to solve this issue.

$10,000 and $20,000 were designated for influencing State Forest Service and State Land Inventory for them to make decisions that would allow amber mining disguised as revegetation.

Another $55,000 were aimed at influencing court and prosecutor's office employees so that they permit four private companies to use the land.

And $200,000 were spent on licenses for Syvokin's company to mine amber.

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NABU special agent Syvokin passed herself for an employee of Fujeirah, a UAE company interested in amber mining in Ukraine. For successful operations of her employer, Syvokin allegedly wanted to lobby amendments to Tax and Customs Codes.

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On June 19, NABU detectives detained a bodyguard of Petro Poroshenko Bloc (PPB) MP Boryslav Rozenblat. The bodyguard was carrying a bag with $200,000 in cash. The MP called it a 'provocation.' NABU head Sytnyk announced later that his agency drafted a motion on lifting immunity of people's deputies Boryslav Rozenblat and Maksym Poliakov.

On June 22, Solomianskyi court has ruled to arrest another suspect in the so-called 'amber case,' Kostiantyn Proskurko, for 60 days.
Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n445202