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 PGO opened new case against fugitive MP Kliuiev

The criminal proceeding against former first vice prime minister of Ukraine Andrii Kliuiev has been added with a new episode of his criminal activities.

Censor.NET has been informed by the Prosecutor General's Office press service.

"The criminal transaction was to conduct a fake agreement between two enterprises controlled by Kliuiev to obtain 1.5 bln UAH ($62.5 mln) in a state bank loan, part of which was spent on purchase of pledged assets, and 610 mln UAH were appropriated by one of his controlled entities.

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"Evidence to this fact has been listed in the Unified registry of pre-trial investigations under part 5, article 191 (appropriation, embezzlement of property, or appropriation through abuse of position) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine," the press service informed.

The article stipulates for up to 12 years in prison.
 
 
 
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