The State Bureau of Investigation again conducted searches at facilities connected with relatives of Peopleʼs Deputies Viktor Medvedchuk and Taras Kozak. Property worth more than 40 million hryvnias was seized during the searches.
The State Bureau of Investigation press service writes about it.
“At the initiative of the State Bureau of Investigation, the court seized the corporate rights and accounts of business entities belonging to the relatives of the Member of Parliament of Ukraine Viktor Medvedchuk and Taras Kozak. More than 40 million hryvnias were in the seized accounts," the statement reads.
In addition, during searches, investigators seized valuable paintings, antiques and other jewelry. The State Bureau of Investigation will apply to the court to seize the seized property.
- After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Medvedchuk escaped from house arrest on February 26 and tried to leave Ukraine. However, on April 12, the Security Service of Ukraine detained the politician, and on April 16, the Lychakiv District Court of Lviv arrested him without bail.
- In the spring of 2021, the Security Service of Ukraine searched Viktor Medvedchuk and Taras Kozak and informed them of suspicion of treason, looting and handing over to Ukraine a Ukrainian enterprise in the occupied Crimea and secret information about Ukrainian troops.