The State Financial Monitoring Center investigated the activity of 44 non-resident companies of the "family" of ex-president Viktor Yanukovych. During 2010-2013, these companies received through bank accounts in Latvia $1.37 billion of “investment” in Ukraine, informed UNIAN.
According to the information by the press office of the SFMC, $ 1.150 billion were used for purchasing of the government bonds, the rest $ 220 million were directed into Ukrainian banks. Latvia blocked $ 49.510 million from accounts of 23 non-resident companies connected with Yanukovych out of the country.
SCFM sent requests to the finance intelligence units of 136 countries, as a result assets of former Ukrainian officials, the total amount of which is $ 107, € 15.9 million and 121.9 million Swiss francs, are frozen by United States, million euros in Austria, Great Britain, Latvia, Cyprus, Italy, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
These assets are seized by the decision of the Pechersk court of Kyiv, as reported by SFMC.