Bank accounts of billionaire Prokhorov in Cyprus frozen
The credit institution in which the oligarch kept his money, is accused by the U.S. Treasury of involvement in money laundering and arms sales.
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has 23 bank accounts in FBME Bank Ltd in Cyprus, which was accused by the U.S. Treasury of suspicious operations. In particular, the US Agency suspected a credit organization of money laundering, sales of weapons, violating of sanctions and financing of terrorism.
The Daily Beast, citing a confidential report of the Central Bank of Cyprus from 2014, wrote that all bank accounts were opened on the nominees. The sum Russian businessman kept in the bank was not specified.
Now, according to the publication, all bank accounts are frozen. In may, the Central Bank of Cyprus has revoked the license of FBME; the credit institution to be liquidated soon.
An influential person in the Greek political scene has joined the team of lawyers of the so-called ‘Boss of Georgian mafia in Europe’. Zoe Konstantopoulou, leftist politician and the leader of the Political Movement Course to Freedom, specializes in international law and human rights.
Ex-Head of the Yekaterinburg Department of Economic Security and Anti-Corruption (OEBiPK) Vladimir Nechaev has evaded the FSB operatives right during the operation to detain him, having managed to transfer a house and plot in the Istra district of the Moscow region into the ownership of his underage daughter.
"Whoever owns Bronka rules the city." Why did Poltavchenko become interested in port of disgraced oligarch?
In November of last year, stevedoring companies of St. Petersburg faced black Friday. The port of Bronka departed to the clan of all-powerful ex-Head of the Federal Guard Service (FSO) Evgeny Murov. The other day it became known that oligarch Dmitry Mikhalchenko’s port of Bronka ownership was assigned to St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko. According to sources, an unexpected desire to develop Bronka is the last chance not to retire.