• 24/06/2024 09:00

The DBR reported a new suspicion of Zhevago in the withdrawal of 519 million from the Finance and Credit Bank

The State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) reported a new suspicion to the former shareholder of the Finance and Credit bank, Konstantin Zhevago, as well as the ex-chairman of the bank’s board and his two deputies. Suspicions were announced regarding the withdrawal of UAH 519 million from the bank. This was reported by the press service of the DBR.

The DBR reported a new suspicion of Zhevago in the withdrawal of 519 million from the Bank

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It was established that Zhevago formed a criminal organization in May 2007 – October 2010, which included the chairman, members of the board of directors of the Finance and Credit bank and other persons close to him.

A Ukrainian company controlled by Zhevago received a loan from the Finance and Credit bank, made in violation of lending rules. This money was transferred to other offshore companies of the oligarch.

In order to conceal the illegal origin of the money, participants in the scheme in 2010-2015 entered into a loan agreement and more than 100 additional agreements to it between the controlled company and the bank.

< p>Additional agreements systematically and unreasonably made it possible to increase the credit limit issued by the bank to a company controlled by the oligarch without any liquid collateral.

Thus, the group members withdrew UAH 519 million from the bank, which were later legalized by the participants in the scheme.

The total loss of Finance and Credit Bank as a result of lending to the Zhevago company amounted to UAH 1.4 billion.

The DBR reported Zhevago’s suspicion of creating and leading a criminal organization, misappropriation and embezzlement of property, legalization of property obtained by criminal means on a particularly large scale as part of a criminal organization (Part 1 of Article 255, Part 3 of Article 27, Part 4, Art. 28, Part 5, Art.

The former chairman of the board of the bank and his two deputies are suspected of participation in criminal organizations, embezzlement and embezzlement of property on a particularly large scale as part of a criminal organization (part 1 of article 255, part 4 of article 28, part 5 of article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ).

The sanction of the articles provides for punishment in the form of imprisonment for a term of up to 12 years.

Procedural management is carried out by the Office of the Prosecutor General.


Earlier, the DBR reported that Zhevago and a number of bank executives were suspected of another fact – organizing the embezzlement of $113 million from a financial institution.

Today, the property of the suspected oligarch, as well as legal entities associated with him, has been seized. In particular, shares of his enterprises worth hundreds of millions of hryvnia – corporate rights of companies, 26 real estate properties.

The property of other legal entities associated with the former deputy was also seized. Among other things, these are 14 property complexes, 21 parts of property complexes, 30 non-residential premises, 10 apartments, a helicopter, a yacht.

Back in October 2020, seized assets worth more than UAH 300 million were transferred to the National Agency for Identification , search and asset management (ARMA).

These are assets in the form of corporate rights, funds and 26 real estate objects – health complexes, hotels, residential and commercial premises located in the central parts of Kyiv, Kharkov, Poltava, Krivoy Horns, with a total area of ​​more than 22 thousand m2.


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