On 26 June, UNIAN in Ukraine reported that the Federal Criminal Court of Switzerland found former Ukraine MP Mykola Martynenko guilty of laundering about €2.8 million through the Swiss financial system “as part of a criminal group”, sentencing him to 28 months in prison. The court also convicted another citizen of Ukraine, Pavlo Skalenko, who was sentenced to 24 months. They were said to have used accounts in Swiss banks used to buy real estate and assets in Switzerland and other countries via laundering money obtained illegally in Ukraine and the Czech Republic.




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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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