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 Prosecutor general says funds confiscated from Yanukovych are kept on hundred accounts, vows budget will get them today

Ukraine’s top prosecutor delved into the Yanukovych regime slush fund generated from the money stolen from "each Ukrainian," as put by Lutsenko.

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko told a briefing that the funds seized from Yanukovych will be transferred by the end of day, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine TV channel.

He explained that it was a pooled cash fund of Yanukovych regime which involved the money stolen from every Ukrainian.

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"The exact amount is being verified: the amount of cash, how much he kept in securities, but it's not less than $1.5 billion, which is approximately 40 billion hryvnia.

"The funds are now being transferred to the state treasury. We are talking about a hundred accounts used by the members of Yanukovych-run crime ring to keep securities. Therefore, this process will be completed today. I am constantly in touch with the management of Oschadbank, investigators, and prosecutors inside the bank," the prosecutor general said.

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The court decision on the confiscation of $1.5 billion in Oschadbank accounts of Ukrainian ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his cronies in favor of the Ukrainian state budget took effect April 28.

 
 
 
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