Burisma has denied involvement in the bribe of six million dollars
Burisma Group stated that its employees do not have nothing to do with giving a bribe to the leadership of anti-corruption authorities of Ukraine for the closure of the criminal case, which involves former Minister of environment and President of the company Nikolai Zlochevsky, a statement posted Saturday on the website of the company.
On Friday, the Ukrainian law enforcers said about the attempt of bribe in the amount of $ 6 million heads of Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor's office and the National anti-corruption Bureau for the closure of the criminal case. A bribe was offered for closing the case about the embezzlement and laundering of proceeds of crime. According to one version, the bribe was offered for the closure of the case regarding the company Burisma, which featured former Minister of ecology Nikolay Zlochevsky. Three people arrested in the case of the offer of a bribe, one of the defendants received the status of a suspect. The head of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor's office (SAP) Nazar Golodnitsky said Saturday that former Vice-President of the United States Joseph Biden and his son hunter does not appear in the case of proposal 6 million dollars in bribes to the leadership of anti-corruption bodies, it concerns a stabilization loan from the National Bank of Ukraine one of the banks.
The company stressed that any reference Burisma Group and its owner is regarded by the company as a provocation, so the company appeals to the media asking them not to manipulate unverified information.
In may 2019 held the post of General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has said that investigators have a copy on remittances owned by the ex-Minister of ecology and natural resources Mykola Zlochevskiy of the company Burisma US citizens. According to the public Prosecutor, the ex-Minister was led by the people "is closely associated with the leadership of the United States, in particular, Vice-President and U.S. Secretary of state".