Top managers of Privatbank will be judged in Ukraine


Top managers of Privatbank to be tried in Ukraine for embezzlement of more than $227 million

The National Anti-Corruption Agency of Ukraine reported on its Telegram channel that six top managers of Privatbank were prosecuted for embezzling more than $227 million.

“NABU and SAP (Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office. – Gazeta.Ru) sent to the dock six people accused of embezzling funds from Privatbank totaling more than 8.4 billion hryvnias (more than $ 227 million),” the statement said. message.

According to NABU, in December 2016, on the eve of its nationalization, the ex-chairman of the board of the bank ordered the transfer of funds from a correspondent account opened with one of the European banks as repayment of debts on loans to two agricultural trading companies.Top managers of Privatbank will be judged in Ukraine

It is noted that in this way the bank suffered losses in the amount of about $ 315 million.

Also, according to the department, the ex-chairman of the board of Privatbank, his deputy and two heads of departments, the day before the bank was declared insolvent, paid about $6 million to his account in favor of companies associated with it. After that, the funds were transferred to two companies, and then withdrawn abroad for legalization.

According to the NABU, the suspects face imprisonment for a term of 8 to 12 years.

Prior to this, a court in Kyiv arrested businessman Igor Kolomoisky, he is suspected of fraud and money laundering, reports. Kolomoisky may be released on bail in the amount of 509 million hryvnia ($13.7 million), but the businessman refused to pay it. The maximum punishment for each article of the charge against the oligarch is 12 years in prison with confiscation of property.

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