The criminal investigation case of Veaceslav Platon has been sent to Court. The announcement was made by the Anticorrution Prosecutor, which accuse Veaceslav Platon on money laundering and prejudice of the Savings Bank.
According to the prosecutor, Veaceslav Platon is being investigated for extortion and money laundering in large proportions, which led to prejudice the Savings Bank with about 800 million lei. Prosecutors concluded that the money were obtained by fraud in the form of loans and were transferred to several offshore accounts in order to disguise the illegal origin.
In fact, the accused has benefited from loans worth over 800 million lei from BEM, using intermediaries, and has pledged shares from Moldincombank, Asito and goods from Russian Federation. The money went to the accounts of dozens of offshore companies, companies and financial institutions in Russia, Latvia and Ukraine, only to have a legal origin.
Currently, prosecutors have seized the goods, shares in resident companies, which belong to the suspect, and bank accounts worth about 700 mln lei.
If found guilty, Veaceslav Platon risks up to 15 years in prison for racketeering and 10 years for money laundering.