The leaders and founders are 36 companies that have received loans in PrivatBank as part of the restructuring of its loan portfolio before the nationalization, are current or former employees of the group Privat – from managers lower-level managers to technical workers of the enterprises included in the group. This was stated by the Director of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine Sytnyk in an interview with Zerkalo Nedeli.
In the course of restructuring at the end of 2016 loans payable 193 old borrowers PrivatBank was closed with new loans to 36 borrowers, who had no real collateral – only proprietary rights to future delivery of the goods.
“New loans to 36 borrowers, on average 4-4,5 billion UAH closed the debt to the body and the interest on loans 193 previous borrowers. However, the difference is that among those 193 was including real the pledges of movable and immovable property. Here only property rights for future delivery of goods,” – said the head of the NABOO.
Sitnic said that the investigation is ongoing, the staff of the NEB will verify the mentioned 36 companies.
He also reported that the NAB questioned the Deputy head of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Katerina Rozhkova in the case of abuse of officials of the NBU. The suspects in the case yet, and the legal assessment of the actions of the NBU staff will give the results of the investigation.