Contents tagged with tax evasion

  • Russia sentences 'Magnitsky Act' advocate Browder to 9 years in prison in absentia

    William Browder, head of British investment fund Hermitage Capital, has been sentenced to nine years in prison in absentia by Russia for deliberate bankruptcy, reported Interfax, citing the decision of the Tver Moskovdsky District court.

    The Court decided to charge Browder and his partner Ivan Cherkasov, who is also a defendant in the case, for more than 4 billion rubles ($70 million USD) in damages to the aggrieved parties.

    Browder's defense indicated that Browder intends to appeal the …

  • Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office initiates investigation into alleged tax evasion by the Prosecutor General

    The head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAP), Nazar Kholodnytskyi said that an investigation has begun following the statements of the leader of the Radical Party Oleh Lyashko about the house and tax declaration of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Yuriy Lutsenko, UNN news agency reports.

    "The SAP responded to the statements made by the leader of the Radical Party, which he made during the consideration of the petition. We submitted his two applications to the Unified …