The court of sector of Buyukan extended preliminary detention of Viacheslav Platon for 30 days. Known in Moldova, in Ukraine and in Russia the businessman is accused of theft from Banca de Economii of 800 million lei which went bankrupt in 2015. Plato is placed in capital penal institution N13.
"This forged serious work which is done paying public attention from these thieves. And this thief - Plakhotnyuk who robed this country degraded it the presence, degraded the people forced to wander today all over the world and to look for earnings in the foreign land", - the accused Platon after court session told.
Platon is considered involved in case of money laundering through three Moldavian banks of money from Russia of $22 billion and to their transfer to the offshore.
Law enforcement agencies of Ukraine extradited the businessman to RM at the request of its authorities which put Platon on the international wanted list.
The prosecutor's office of Moldova doesn't exclude that on the entrepreneur who is called "the raider of N1 in the CIS" can open also another criminal cases.
Platon was detained in Kiev on July 25 through the Interpol. The head of Anti-corruption prosecutor's office Viorel Morar considers that "Platon's Group" received in BEM from 2011 to 2015 an equivalent of 1 billion lei. "Money laundering in especially large sizes (article 190 UK RM), and also deprivation of money by loan granting to legal entities under doubtful pledges (article 243 UK RM) is charged to it. Under both articles Platon is threatened by term from eight to 15 years", - Morar reported the press.
Platon is called by one of the chief coordinators of withdrawal from Russia in the offshore through RM banks by more than $20 billion. So, the former employee of the National center for fight against corruption Mikhail Hoffman told about washing over $23 billion the Russian origin through the Moldavian banks. And in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia declared a conclusion of $10,9 billion according to "the Moldavian scheme" only for 2015.