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Ukraine's Prosecutor General’s Office summons oligarch Kurchenko for questioning

Kurchenko will be interrogated as a suspect in large-scale embezzlement
14:45, 17 February 2019

 

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The Prosecutor General’s Office summons businessman Serhiy Kurchenko for the interrogation. The official website of the Prosecutor General’s Office reports this.

According to the report, Kurchenko is to appear in the cabinet № 808-В of the Prosecutor General’s Office at the Riznytska Street 13/15, Kyiv, at 2:00 PM on February, 22.

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The officers want to interrogate him as a suspect in the case opened on November 16, 2016 "under Part 1 of Article 255, Part 4 of Article 28, Part 5 of Article 191, Part 3 of Article 209, Part 2 of Article 205, Part 3, Article 212 and other articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine," the report said.

This is a criminal proceeding, which investigates the foundation of a criminal organization dealing with the large-scale embezzlement, as well as the legalization of illegally obtained income and tax evasion.

As we reported earlier, Kyiv Pechersk court granted the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine on the application of a preventive measure in the form of arrest against fugitive businessman Serhiy Kurchenko.

Fugitive ex-Minister of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine Oleksandr Klymenko and Serhiy Kurchenko caused $7.43 billion losses to Ukraine. Serhiy Kurchenko left for Russia after Euromaidan events.

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The Ukrainian authorities have blocked the assets of oligarch Serhiy Kurchenko who is on the international wanted list.

Serhiy Kurchenko filed a lawsuit against Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko for slander about his ties with Mikheil Saakashvili.

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