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The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has reported about the suspicion of embezzlement of state property worth $2.3 million to the former director of the state-run enterprise Ukrtranskhimammiak, Viktor Bondyk, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has said.
“In the course of the investigation of the case of Ukrtranskhimammiak LLC, it was reported that suspicion has been announced to former director Bondyk. The PGO suspects him of transferring the state enterprise’s money in 2007-2016 to the Amsterdam Trade Bank. The losses are preliminary estimated at $2.3 million. Bondyk’s accounts were arrested in Switzerland,” Lutsenko wrote on his Facebook page on Friday evening.
On Saturday, March 11, the press office of the Prosecutor General’s Office reported that Bondyk is accused of embezzling state property in especially large amounts by prior arrangement with a group of persons, that is in committing a criminal offense under Part 5 of Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. This article envisages the punishment in the form of imprisonment for up to 12 years with confiscation of property.