The Security Service, together with the Security Intelligence Service, conducted searches at the places of residence and work of the former People's Deputy of Ukraine, ex-deputy head of the faction of the banned Party of Regions.
Law enforcement officers are checking his involvement in the legalization of income obtained through criminal means, in the amount of more than half a billion hryvnias, the SBU press service reports.
Information regarding tax evasion by the former People's Deput in the years 2011-2014 in the amount of more than UAH 63 million is also being checked.
In connection with this, investigative actions took place in the residences of the heads of companies controlled by the People's Deput, including registration in offshore jurisdictions.
According to the available data, it was through these commercial structures that the former People's Deputy could carry out legalization of “unofficial” income.
Within the criminal proceedings initiated according to two articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine: