The prosecutors of the Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office and Prosecutor General’s Office hold searches at the place of the residence of the directors of the ‘Capital’ Bank, at the offices and business-center ‘Gulliver’ that are used by the structures of the ultimate owner of the bank as the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office reported.
According to the investigation, the money transfer aiming for the illegal VAT refund, the so-called tax-evasion schemes functioned and the money transfer from the foreign countries to the bank accounts that controlled by Oleksandr Klymenko (Yunison group) took place from 2011 until 2013 thanked this bank establishment.
Particularly, Klymenko is suspected in the participation of the criminal organization gathered by Yanukovych, the commitment of the grievous crime in the official activity sphere that led to the financial loss of the state on a large scale and commitment of the money-laundering in 2011-2017 that were received by the criminal way in especially big amount.
At the moment, the law enforcers check the involvement of Klymenko in the mentioned crimes and due to this, the public officials of the ‘Capital’ Bank are searched. The name of the owner is not named but it is known that he possesses the Israeli citizenship besides the Ukrainian.
‘The aim of the holding of the investigation is the necessity to find the document of the ‘Capital’ Bank, ‘Yunison’ Company and other things and documents that can be the evidence of the criminal proceeding’, the message stated. Moreover, the search is held at the place of the residence of the former director of Kyiv Department of PAO ‘Capital’ that is a father of one of the MPs of Ukraine.
It is noted that the searches are not connected with the political activity of the MP.
The investigative procedure is held within the pretrial investigation on the criminal proceeding on the crimes provided by the p.1 article 255 (creation of the criminal organization), p.1 article 256 (co-operation with the participants of the criminal organization or reticence of their activity), p.2 article 364 (abusive exercise of power or official position), p.2 article 212 (evasion of taxes, charges), p.3 article 209 (money-laundering) and other articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The National Bank of Ukraine made a decision to revoke a license and liquidate PAO ‘Capital’ in October 2015. Earlier the ‘Capital’ Bank was put on the list of the unable to pay banks.