Court permits off-schedule inspection at Clearing Center to find facts of embezzling UAH 2 bln from Agrarian Fund
Pechersky District court has satisfied the petition of Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) to appoint the off-schedule inspection of public joint-stock company Clearing Center for Servicing Contracts on Financial Markets to find facts of embezzlement of over UAH 2 billion belonged to public joint-stock company Agrarian Fund (both based in Kyiv) by a group of persons.
The decision was made on March 23 and posted in the unified register of court rulings.
Explaining the petition, PGO said that the chief investigator of PGO is conducting a pretrial investigation, suspecting former head of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) mentioned in the criminal case as person three, and former board chairman of Real bank (person four) in committing crimes.
In particular, person three under collusion with persons four, five, six and seven and other persons took part in a criminal group founded by person five aimed to commit grave and gravest crimes.
These persons unlawfully seized UAH 2.069 billon belonged to Agrarian Fund via signing fake sale and purchase agreements for government domestic loan bonds (ISIN codes: UA4000173280, UA4000173298) between Brokbusinessbank and Agrarian Fund and direct repo agreements with the NBU.
Along with the NBU head, the deputy head of the central bank – person eight – and the board chairman of Agrarian Fund – person nine – took part in the crime.
The judge ruled to attract representatives of the NBU and National Commission for Securities and the Stock Market to the inspection for the period from April 10 through May 1, 2017.
The court ruling cannot be appealed.