The existence of “organized criminal group of Yanukovych” confirmed by the courts.

Существование "ОПГ Януковича" подтверждено судами – Луценко

Lutsenko told about an organized criminal group of Yanukovych

In Ukraine condemned the 30 participants of the criminal schemes of embezzlement and laundering of funds in the amount of $1.5 billion, which was organized by ex-President Viktor Yanukovych.

The existence of a scheme to embezzle state funds, the organized criminal groups of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and all involved persons confirmed by the 30th issued by a court sentences. This was during a meeting of the parliamentary Committee on national security and defense on Wednesday in Kiev, said Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“Thanks to the brainstorming of all involved in the three-year work, we have determined the correct direction, it resulted in 30 court verdicts. These sentences convicted 30 persons – participants of the criminal scheme of theft, money laundering in the amount of $1.5 billion From executives of small businesses, which began with the laundering of funds to first Deputy Minister of economy. They are all convicted and found gang members, headed by Yanukovych, which caused state losses of $1.5 billion,” he said.

According to Lutsenko, data, judicial decisions, there are more than 500 entities of Ukrainian and foreign jurisdiction, “which took part in the looting and laundering of money for an organized criminal group of Yanukovych.”

“Money laundered in the countries of Asia, Cyprus, Latvia and then plant in the Ukrainian banks, which under pressure from members of OPG issued bonds of internal state loan, which will produce 9% of annual income in foreign currency. This scheme was confirmed 30 decisions of the Ukrainian courts”, – said the Prosecutor General.

Lutsenko said that it has the answer from the Treasury on 15 January of the current year on transfer to the foreign currency account in April 2017 funds in the amount of $1 billion 117 million 273,659 thousand

“I have an answer from the State Treasury from 15.01… 2018 28 April 2017 to a foreign currency account opened in the name of Treasury Bank, funds in the amount of 1 billion 117 million 273 thousand 659 USD purpose of payment “transfer of funds” pursuant to the decision of the state court of Kramatorsk of Donetsk region”, – he said.

The Prosecutor General reminded that according to the decree about the development of these funds, the greatest part went to the needs of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine. To the needs of the State border service of Ukraine were transferred to 700 million UAH, in particular UAH 300 million was spent on the development of the state border.

The national guard of Ukraine received UAH 900 million, which were purchased military equipment. To the needs of the National police of Ukraine has allocated UAH 1.4 billion to strengthen the activities of patrol service.

“I am also proud that the local territorial community received the funds, the new roads I’m also proud and other things”, – Lutsenko added.

As reported, on December 27 detectives NAB spent seizure of documents in the Oshchadbank on the case on the confiscation of $1.5 billion Yanukovych and his entourage.