SBU identifies suspects in illegal agroholding seizure
Ukraine's Security Service (SBU) has raided an enterprise and notified five persons that they are suspected of seizing the property of the holding. The raid was part of an investigation into a criminal case related to the illegal seizure of one of the agroholding companies.
"SBU raided several enterprises in a criminal case under Part 4 of Article 190 of the Criminal Code. A managing partner of one of the largest agroholdings seized some assets belonged to another partner," the press service of SBU reported on Wednesday.
Offices of enterprises incorporated into the holding and houses of officials implicated into illegal activities were raided. During the raids law enforcers sized almost $390,000 in cash, 60 kg of gold ingots, certificates for 400 kg of gold ingots and documents and materials confirming unlawful operations of the suspected persons.
"Five managers of the agroholding are suspected under Part 5 of Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine [Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post]. Investigation is underway," SBU said.