PGO served suspicions to Yushchenko's general affairs chief
Ihor Tarasyuk probed for involvement in Mezhyhirya embezzlement case."
Prosecutor General's Office served suspicions to the head of the State General Affairs Directorate under President Yushchenko in 2005-2010, Ihor Tarasyuk, Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko reported on Facebook on 3 March.
Tarasyuk is probed within criminal proceedings against Viktor Yanukovych, his eldest son, Eduard Stavisky, a shareholder of the company Tantalite Pavlo Lytovchenko and other individuals, who are charged of the establishment and activities of criminal organizations for the seizure of the state-owned property recreation complex Pushcha Vodytsya in Mezhyhiria estimatedly worth 540 million hryvnya.
Prosecutors have raided Tarasyuk's residence and seized documents, 1 million euro in cash, gold and other things relevant top to the investigation.
A court is to decide on pre-trial restrictions for Tarasyuk later on Monday.
Ihor Tarasyuk is a former MP (Our Ukraine). In 2005-2010 he headed the State General Affairs Directorate.