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Kyiv Post - - OPINION -

Ukrainian oli­garch Ihor Kolo­moisky has al­legedly di­rected hundreds of mil­lions of dol­lars from Pri­vatBank, which he owned be­fore its 2016 na­tion­al­iza­tion, into the U.S., where Kolo­moisky and his part­ners bought at least 22 prop­er­ties, ac­cord­ing to an in­ves­ti­ga­tion by the In­ter­na­tional Con­sor­tium of In­ves­tiga­tive Jour­nal­ism (ICIJ) and Buz­zFeed News pub­lished on Sept. 20. Kolo­moisky is cur­rently un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion in the United States for al­leged money laun­der­ing. The cross-border jour­nal­is­tic in­ves­ti­ga­tion re­vealed how banks and reg­u­la­tors al­lowed $2 tril­lion in dirty money — in­clud­ing some from Ukraine — to move abroad unchecked.

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