The head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov has created a new Office for maintenance of return of assets obtained through criminal means, and it was headed by Elena Tischenko, first suspect in fraud in the case of BTA Bank.
"Something technical, but very important. By order of the Ministry established the Office for maintenance of return of assets obtained through criminal activity, " wrote Avakov in Facebook.
Among the functions of the new Agency he calls, for example, ensuring close cooperation with the police of other countries to ensure that early identification And freezing of assets of persons in respect of whom the investigation is in the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, ensure the recovery of criminal assets in favor of the country due to the decisions of the Ukrainian And foreign judicial authorities, analytical support of the Ministry of internal Affairs investigation And coordinating cooperation with the FIU And the attorney General's office. Among the first tasks he calls "the case Zlochevsky" with Sergei Kurchenko, the works associated with the group of Dmitry Firtash, "the case of the state Agency", Etc. a Head of Department appointed Elena Tishchenko." Bright personality - in proportion to the challenges faced. Such experts units. This person will be effective And will help us in the return of assets that have been illegally exported outside Ukraine ", - said Avakov." This specialist worked at a certain level. And accordingly she was confronted by a very influential person with a huge capacity - she had a stroke And was effective, " he added. On the website of the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Facebook written by Elena Tischenko - international lawyer with 2 full legal arrangements: Ukrainian And English. He received a Master's degree in international business law at the London school of Economics And political science. Specialization: international financial lawlessness. Has 18 years of experience, over 8 years abroad. After the first Maidan, leaving commercial activities, came into the workplace in the Verkhovna Rada Committee on combating organized crime And illegal activities of officials. Worked on the re-privatization of Kryvorizhstal And the development of state programs for the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine." in 2013, participating in an international process, which featured a Russian opposing political force, in the form of a protection lawyer, became the subject of attack by Russian special services ". Spent 4 months in detention, where, After holding Hope Savchenko, from them 2 weeks on hunger strike, " continues Avakov. Remember, the lawyer Elena Tischenko was arrested in September 2013 And was suspected in Russia for fraud And permission illegally obtained funds under the " case of BTA Bank ". She was accused that she was in charge of the legalization 3, $ 3 billion illegally exported from Kazakhstan to the Russian Federation. Then Tishchenko was released on Amnesty.