Former central bank governor, Real Bank head wanted by SBU
Former National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) governor Ihor Sorkin and Chairman of PJSC Real Bank's board Volodymyr Ahafonov are wanted by the SBU Security Service of Ukraine.
A criminal case investigated jointly with the Prosecutor General's Office was opened on charges of misappropriating by Sorkin and Ahafonov of UAH 2.8 billion owned by the NBU and PJSC Agrarian Fund, the SBU press center told UNIAN.
The misappropriation of the funds took place by previous concert with members of a criminal gang created by owner of PJSC Real Bank and PJSC Brokbusinessbank Serhiy Kurchenko.
Sorkin is suspected of committing a criminal offense under Part 5 of Article 191 and Part 1 of Article 255 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by malversation committed on a large scale, creation of a criminal organization).
Ahafonov is charged with crimes under Part 1 of Article 255, Part 5 of Article 191, Part 3 of Article 209, and Part 2 of Article 366 of the Criminal Code (misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by malversation committed on a large scale, legalization (laundering) of criminally obtained money and other property, forgery in office).