In June 2020, employees of the Main Directorate of the SFS in Kyiv city under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutor’s office in Kyiv city announced on suspicion five members of the organized group that provided activity of the enterprises with fictitiousness signs and legalized about 120 million UAH received in a criminal way.
The pre-trial investigation detected that the former law enforcement officer jointly with four other members of the group organized on the territory of Kyiv city a scheme providing the real sector’s enterprises with money laundering services, which were transferred to the accounts of 22 controlled entities with signs of fictitious transactions. Subsequently, such funds were withdrawn from the accounts of controlled enterprises and returned in cash to the actual operating entities without certain percentage of the amount of legalized funds.
Investigation in the criminal proceedings is ongoing. Measures are currently being taken to identify entities of the real sector of economy that used the group’s services, in order to bring their officials to justice.