PGO serves ex-tax chief Klymenko with charge papers

13:36, 14 June 2017
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The Chief Military Prosecutor's Office of the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) of Ukraine has served former Minister of Income and Taxes Oleksandr Klymenko with charge papers, according to chief military prosecutor Anatoliy Matios.

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"Klymenko has been informed of suspicion of committing criminal offenses under Part 1 Article 255, Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (creation and participation in a criminal organization and abuse of power). The relevant charge papers were sent to Klymenko in the way provided by the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine," Matios said on Facebook.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, on March 6, 2017, the Chief Military Prosecutor's Office summoned Klymenko for investigative and procedural actions.

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