Kiev will seek the extradition of Kazakhstan Kenneth Alibek

Киев будет добиваться у Казахстана выдачи Кеннета Алибека

Kenneth Alibek, worked for many years in Ukraine the physician and pharmacist originally from Kazakhstan, is scheduled to be extradited to Ukraine for trial and further punishment under article 209 of the criminal code of Ukraine “Legalization (laundering) of the incomes received by a criminal way”.

This edition became known from sources in the office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine. On suspicion Alibek was reported in absentia 2 years ago, but under the former President and the leadership of the Prosecutor’s office a request for his extradition somehow sent were not.

Recall that Kenneth Alibek is involved in the production, which is being investigated by the national police in Kiev, according to statements of JSC “BTA Bank” (Kazakhstan) about the theft of property, namely cash, securities and property which was in pledge at Bank. Kenneth Alibek, according to investigators, participated in the criminal schemes together with convicts in Kazakhstan the former head of “BTA Bank” Mukhtar Ablyazov and other persons. The essence of the scheme is as follows: Kenneth Alibek (who was the founder, owner and Director of LLC “Scientific-production oncologic and cardiologic center “Max-well”) came up with a scheme to launder funds through lending to the construction and reconstruction of pharmaceutical plants belonging to it “Max-well” (“Farmeks”) in Borispol (Kiev region). The money went on this “credit” was stolen by Ablyazov from the Bank, which he led at the time of the transaction.

From the lawyers of the leading Ukrainian law firm “Ilyashev and Partners” representing the interests of BTA, able to learn details about financial scheme of this criminal transaction: the money of JSC “BTA Bank” (which Mukhtar Ablyazov embezzled by Feston Ltd, Fexon International Ltd, Alterson Stantis Limited and Limited) through the account of OOO “Eurasia-Finance” and OOO “Scientific-production oncologic and cardiologic center “Max-well” was aimed at the construction and reconstruction of the property complex located to the address: Ukraine, Boryspil, Shevchenko street, 100 (owners now are OOO “Pharmaceutical company “Health” and “Farmeks Group”). Kenneth Alibek, convinced the investigators and lawyers of the victim, not only provided Ablyazov registration data and the settlement account their companies for the signing of loan agreements between the company Stantis Limited, LLC “Eurasia-Finance” and OOO “Scientific-production oncologic and cardiologic center “Max-well”, but also participated in the development and helped to implement the plan of Ablyazov launder stolen funds, having an idea about their criminal origin.

It only remains to add that the sanction of article which Kenneth Alibek involved in Ukraine to criminal liability, punishable by imprisonment for a term of eight to fifteen years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years with confiscation of property. Senior partner at the international law firm “Ilyashev and Partners” Roman Marchenko said that the fugitives Kenneth Alibek, sooner or later will be found and suffer deserved punishment.

According to the edition of the necessary documents for extradition request to the Republic of Kazakhstan it is planned to ship next week.