Today the GPU has not had any criminal proceedings in respect of the audit of Kroll or any other foreign audit firms, which were attracted by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) to audit PrivatBanka. This was announced by Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko on his page in Facebook.
“At the same time reported that the address of the GPU and NABOO during September-December 2017 received the people’s Deputy from DILL A. Dubinina of embezzlement by officials of the NBU and state Bank Privat public funds through abuse of his official position during the procurement of consulting services for foreign companies in 2016-2017”, – wrote Lutsenko.
According to him, NABU in November-December 2017 registered by the statements of the Dubinin two criminal proceedings, which were later combined into one. The Prosecutor’s office was of steel production with two episodes earlier brought the underlying criminal proceedings on embezzlement of funds during the years 2008-2016.
In the future, an investigation team of GPU received court orders for seizure of documents in the national Bank of Ukraine and PrivatBank in respect of these transactions. During the investigation, after the interrogation, officials of the NBU and analysis of the current legislation, in particular article 3 of the law “On the National Bank of Ukraine”, the investigators of the GPU has decided to close these criminal proceedings in connection with absence of structure of a crime, the Prosecutor General said.
Follow-up of court rulings has been withdrawn.
Seizures of documents or searches in the course of investigations at Kroll company and other audit companies were not conducted and is not planned, Lutsenko stressed.
Yesterday it became known that the English High court has left the world a lien on the assets of Igor Kolomoisky and Gennady Bogolyubov, as well as six companies that they likely belong to or are under their control.
Himself Kolomoisky in an interview to TSN said that the decision of the High court of England to arrest all of its assets temporary. “This is a temporary arrest during the pendency of the case in court,” he said.