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Update on -- Ukraine Files a RICO Complaint in Oregon

08 Dec 2010 11:50 AM | Deleted user

Update on -- Ukraine Files a RICO Complaint in Oregon

On October 15, 2010, news wires reported that Ukraine had filed a RICO complaint in Oregon claiming that during the tenure of Julia Tymoshenko as Prime Minister, Ukraine was defrauded of nearly 1/2 billion dollars. http://uaba.org/Default.aspx?pageId=774425&mode=PostView&bmi=444696 

On December 8, The Minister of Finance of Ukraine Fedir Yaroshenko stated in a press briefing today that the Ministry's investigation of the recently conducted international audit had revealed the embezzlement of 3 billion UAH (USD 375 million) by Yulia Tymoshenko's government. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ukraines-finance-ministry-claims-previous-government-embezzled-usd-375-million-111513624.html

The full investigative report is available at the following site.  http://minfin.gov.ua/document/274231/report1.pdf

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