The state service for financial monitoring of Ukraine told about the discovery of the facts obtaining non-resident companies from the entourage of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych through accounts in Latvian banks ' investments in the Ukrainian economy in the amount of 1, 37 billion dollars, informs a press-service of the Ministry.
"during 2010-2013 to resolution 1, fifteen billion dollars of these funds were used to purchase government bonds in US dollars, the remaining funds ($220 million) placed on deposits in Ukrainian banks ", – notified on the Internet representation offices.
the Ministry explained that the materials of the scfm of financial investigations forwarded to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine. The assets were taken into custody by the decision of the Pechersk district court of Kyiv. In addition, at the request of the financial monitoring service financial intelligence units of Latvia has blocked more than 49, 5 million dollars in the accounts of 23 non-resident companies connected with Yanukovych, abroad. The press service added that from January 1 to June 1 scfm sent in law enforcement 60 materials on financial transactions With the participation of Yanukovych and his inner circle of persons, and among them on operations with signs of money laundering 12, 6 billion hryvnia (573 million dollars at current exchange rates) and on transactions that have the opportunity to be associated with other crimes, 2, 9 billion hryvnia (132 million dollars). Remember, in April, Deputy attorney General, responsible for international cooperation, Vitaly KASKO said that Employees of the Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine did not find accounts of former President Viktor Yanukovych abroad. This account of the eldest son Alexander Yanukovych, according to the Prosecutor General, abroad locked. Yanukovych on a press-conferences in Rostov-on-don said that he has no overseas no accounts or property. Along with this, the first Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov said about the arrest on accounts of Yanukovych and his associates 6 billion UAH and 3, 8 billion. Recall, Ukraine, 22 February 2014 there was a change of government, which has signs of a coup, after which a fresh authorities instituted a number of criminal cases against the former bureaucrats. Verkhovna Rada to dismiss the head of state Viktor Yanukovych from power. At the end of February of the same year, Parliament adopted a decision to appeal to the Hague petition to bring Yanukovych to justice. Yanukovych was declared a suspect in the mass murders and declared in the international wanted list.