Media: FBI raided associated with Kolomoisky company

The Federal Bureau of investigation, the U.S. conducted searches in the company Optima Management Group associated with the Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky, reports Bloomberg.

It is reported that agents conducted "law enforcement operation" in Cleveland and Miami at the addresses which coincide with addresses of the offices of the company Optima Management Group. It is noted that in the framework of this operation did not detain anyone.

According to the Agency, local media in Cleveland, has published photos, which show how the building company FBI agents take out of the box. According to the Agency, company is Optima was part of the international schemes to withdrawals for the purchase of property in the United States.

In may, the portal Buzzfeed with reference to the sources reported that a Federal Grand jury the United States leads the investigation against the former owner of the nationalized PrivatBank Igor Kolomoisky in the case of money laundering. It was reported that in the United States studying Finance oligarch, tracking transactions in which large sums of money - "hundreds of millions of dollars" - derived from the Ukrainian Bank through an offshore company, then the money in the US, bought up property, including several skyscrapers, factories and office buildings.

At the end of 2016, the Ukrainian government nationalized the country's largest private Bank, the main shareholder of which was the Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky, co-owner Gennadiy Bogolyubov. The Ministry of Finance became the owner of 100% of PrivatBank. Government nationalized Bank for allegedly removing his former leadership of large sums of under the pretext of loans to affiliated companies.

A court in Kiev in April of 2019 declared illegal nationalization of PrivatBank and void the contract of purchase and sale of the Bank. The decision was made at the suit Kolomoisky, who was the main owner of Privat Bank until its nationalization at the end of 2016. NBU has appealed both decisions of the District administrative court of Kiev on illegality of the nationalization of the Bank. Cassational commercial court in the Supreme court of Ukraine suspended the process of the annulment of the nationalization of PrivatBank government before the final conclusion of the Supreme court.

Rada of Ukraine on 13 may adopted a law that will make it impossible to return PrivatBank his former owner, Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky.