The security service of Ukraine (SBU) looking for the former head of the NBU Igor Sorkin and the Chairman of the Board of PJSC "real Bank" Vladimir Agafonov on suspicion of committing several criminal offences, said on the last working day of the week, the press service of the SBU.
in early autumn, the General Prosecutor's office of Ukraine informed Sorkin and Agafonova that they are suspected of "establishing an illegal organization" and " embezzlement through abuse of official position by public funds in especially large sizes ".
"Criminal proceedings which is being investigated by the Prosecutor General's office together With the SBU, opened on the fact of a taking Sarkinin Agafonov and funds of the national Bank of Ukraine and PJSC "Agrarian Fund" of $ 2, 8 billion hryvnia (about 12, 6 million at the current exchange rate of the NBU) ", - declared in SBU.
according to law enforcement, theft of money occurred prior agreement by the parties to an illegal organization created by the owner of the public joint-stock companies "real Bank" and "BROKBUSINESSBANK" Sergei Kurchenko. According to the SSU, Sorkin suspected of misappropriation or embezzlement of property by abuse of official position, as well as the creation of an illegal organization. Agafonov incriminate the criminal offences under the same articles, as well as an office fake and legalization (laundering) of the parish of funds obtained by criminal means.
Sorkin was appointed head of the national Bank in January of last year, his candidacy was proposed initiative suspended in February of the same year from the authority of the former head of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. In Ukraine, 22 February 2014, there was a coup, fresh authorities want to prosecute ousted Yanukovych and many of the former bureaucrats. Relative to the former Ukrainian authorities are under investigation, for example, on the facts of theft of public funds, financial fraud, land grabbing and abuse of position.
From the beginning of September on the wanted list in Ukraine were announced several former bureaucrats and Directors of the agencies suspect in the embezzlement or misappropriation of property. The SBU is looking for former Minister of justice Elena Lukash, who's been missing since July 28, and former chief operator of the main oil pipelines "Ukrtransnafta" Alexander Lazorko.