The former ally of Yanukovych built a 37-foot yacht worth more than €13 million investigation

One of the former colleagues of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych Anton Prigodsky through an offshore company in Malta, ordered the construction of a 37-metre yacht Santa Maria T value of more than €13 million reports About it «Gromadske», the journalists who participated in the investigation, dubbed Paradise Papers or «Papers Paradise Islands».

According to the investigation, in the fall of 2013 Prigodsky registered in Malta, company TUC Limited, whose main activity is «the exercise of shipping activities», including the acquisition of vessels. In 2014, its accounts came to more than €5.5 million

«This is probably the first part of the money that Prigodsky invested in the construction of yachts,» notes «Gromadska».

Journalists appealed to the Dutch shipbuilding company as customers from Ukraine and learned that the estimated cost of the yacht is €13.2 million without value added tax, and yacht Santa Maria T – this is about 30%.

According to European laws, so the ship was able to walk by the waters of the EU, the owner must pay value added tax in the EU. That is why the yacht was commissioned through the Malta firm is actually offshore, they allow not to pay VAT in the EU, referred to in the investigation.

Service Marine Traffic reporters tracked the movements of Santa Maria T. was found that at the same time in the same locations, which was a yacht, took his pictures in Instagram Prigodsky granddaughter Natalia Zinkova.

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The former ally of Yanukovych built a 37-foot yacht worth more than €13 million investigation 07.11.2017

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