The Security Service of Ukraine suspects businessman Ihor Kolomoisky of fraud and legalization of property obtained through criminal means. This is reported in the telegram channel of the department.
According to the investigation, during 2013-2020, Kolomoisky “legalized more than half a billion hryvnias by taking them abroad, using the infrastructure of controlled banking institutions.” The Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine clarified that the sum is more than 570 million hryvnias.
Information about the detention has not yet been received.
- In February, the Security Service of Ukraine and the Bureau of Economic Security conducted a search of Kolomoisky’s house. The searches were connected with alleged machinations around the companies “Ukrnafta” and “Ukrtatnafta”. At the same time, the last name of Kolomoisky was not mentioned in the SBU press release.
- Igor Kolomoisky is one of the richest people in Ukraine, a former governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region. Since March 2021, he and his family have been under US sanctions.