The Arabic newspaper Al Jazeera and the «Ukrainian Pravda» published a secret decision of Kramatorsk district court of 28 March 2017 on special confiscation of $1.5 billion ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage. The document of 94 pages, and almost all the names except the accused Arkadiy Kashkin, classified.
UE, which analyzed the document, writes about the eight schemes of embezzlement of public funds in the energy and banking sectors, which was implemented by the VETEK group of Sergey Kurchenko, a member of «the gang of Yanukovych»:
«Liquefied natural gas». Misappropriation of liquefied gas, PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya», PJSC «Ukrnafta» for a total of 2.196 billion.
Misappropriation of funds of «Naftogaz» in the amount of UAH 449 million.
Misappropriation of the funds of the NBU for a total amount 787 million UAH allocated in the form of a stabilization loan at PJSC «real Bank», which was owned by Kurchenko.
Misappropriation of the funds of «BROKBUSINESSBANK» for the amount of 836 million UAH by the wrongful granting of interbank credits «real Bank».
Misappropriation of the funds of «BROKBUSINESSBANK» for the total amount of UAH 1.4 billion through the issuance of loans to fictitious companies.
Misappropriation of funds «Ukrgasbank» in the amount of UAH 499 million by the conclusion of contracts of purchase and sale of bonds of the State mortgage institution.
Misappropriation of the funds of PJSC «Agrarian Fund» for the sum more than 2 billion UAH – through the conclusion of contracts of purchase and sale of government bonds with the «Ukrgasbank» and sale and repurchase agreements with the National Bank.
«Towers Quickly». Misappropriation of funds, «Naftogaz» for a total of 4,966 billion.
In General, with the help of these schemes the «criminal gang» seized funds worth more than 13 billion UAH, according to the decision of the court.
The document contains a detailed description of only one of the stages of legalization of money obtained by criminal means. According to him, the funds were laundered through created for this purpose about 400 Ukrainian and foreign companies and transferred them to affiliated companies in Cyprus, Panama and Belize.
As a result, the money was in the accounts of offshore companies 10: Foxtron Networks Limited, Katiema Enterprises Limited, Loricom Holding Limited, Wonderbliss LTD, Quickpace LTD, Sabulong Trading LTD, Kviten Solution Limited, Baleingate Finance Ltd, Akemi Management LTD, Opalcore LTD.
According to investigators, in November–December 2013, an offshore company with the help of the ICU, led by the current head of the NBU Valery Gontareva, transferred funds to the accounts of «Oshchadbank» and bought foreign currency bonds internal state loan (government bonds) of Ukraine.
Al Jazeera and the «Ukrainian Pravda» published a secret decision of Kramatorsk court on the confiscation of «money of Yanukovych» 11.01.2018