Poroshenko is suspected of money laundering in the virgin Islands
Law enforcement agencies of the British virgin Islands began an investigation on possible money laundering by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov.
MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. On this edition of “Public TV” said the author of the investigation of “the Panama papers,” journalist Anna Babinets.
“The financial investigation Agency British virgin Islands filed a case at the company’s Poroshenko and also company related to Trukhanov. They began their investigation. From the wording, which we saw in the correspondence, it was on suspicion of money laundering,” — said the journalist.
Babinets said the fact that the investigation is conducted overseas, although the case brought against the representatives of Ukrainian authorities.
According to her, the presidential administration, Poroshenko said, I don’t know anything about this type of investigation. The journalist also sent a request to the financial investigation Agency British virgin Islands.
Earlier, the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung published materials that in 2014 Poroshenko organized the activities of offshore companies in the virgin Islands to transfer its business, in particular, the company Roshen, in trust. The President claimed to have created offshore for the transfer of your company’s management “blind trust”. According to Poroshenko, according to Ukrainian laws, otherwise this procedure cannot be performed.