SBU uncovers embezzlement of over 10 thousand clients of the insurance company funds
Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine, within the framework of realization of a set of measures aimed at ensuring the stability of the financial sector of the state, exposed theft of funds of more than ten thousand clients by top management and owners of the insurance company.
Special service operatives established that during 2015-2016, the former Chairman of the Board of JSC “USK Garant-Life", which specializes in life insurance, allocated depositors' funds for the amount of about forty million hryvnias. The money was taken by an intruder to acquire from controlled sham enterprises of "trash" securities at an overvalued value. Then the funds were embezzled by the top manager and the owners of the insurance company.
Through the unlawful actions of intruders, more than ten thousand depositors who have concluded contracts for health and life insurance with a company, in fact, are denied the opportunity to receive insurance indemnity.
Within the framework of criminal proceedings initiated under Part 5 of Art. 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, authorized investigations were carried out and evidence of a transaction with depositors' funds was collected.
At present, the former Chairman of the Board of JSC “USK" Garant-Life “ served notice of suspicion of committing a crime.
The operative and investigative actions are under way.
The operation was conducted in conjunction with the MID of the National Police of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the General Prosecutor's Office.
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