Authorities raid Poroshenko bank in Kyiv, interrogate former president

Kyiv Post | Sep 13, 2019 at 12:08 PM
  • Security officers from Ukraine’s State Bureau of Investigations raided the Kyiv headquarters of the International Investment Bank on Sept. 13 in connection with multiple probes into its high profile owner, former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
  • As the bank was being raided by masked agents throughout the early afternoon of Sept. 13, Poroshenko volunteered himself for questioning at the Bureau of Investigations offices in Kyiv.
  • PrivatBank claims it was the victim of a fraud carried out by previous owners, Ihor Kolomoisky and Gennadiy Boholyubov.