Company Involved: Ukrspecexport
Industry Subsector: Defense
Official Involved: Major General Almaz Asenov, former head of Defense Ministry’s Armament Department
Enforcement Action: Judgement
Summary: Maj. Gen. Almaz Asenov was sentenced to 11 years in prison in addition to confiscation of property for accepting $200,000 in bribes from two employees of Ukraine’s arms exporter Ukrspecexport. Asnov was reportedly paid by Oleksandr Shkoliarenko and Oleksandr Khrulev to favor the award of contracts by the Defense Ministry. The two employees of Ukrspecexport were sentenced to six years in prison.