Case of Satybaldyuly: more than $230 million returned to the budget of Kazakhstan

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The Anti-Corruption Agency continues to investigate Kairat Satybaldyuly and other persons for laundering money and other property obtained by criminal means, Zakon.kz reports.

As noted in the message of the department, the investigation found in far-abroad countries and returned to Kazakhstan exclusive gems belonging to the defendants in the case.

The cost of jewelry is over 230 million dollars. The money is turned into state revenue.

In addition, the fact that Satybaldyuly invested $300 million in foreign securities was established. This amount will soon go to the budget of Kazakhstan.

The detention of Kairat Satybaldyuly became known on March 13. At that time, Antikor investigated a criminal case on the facts of abuse of official powers and embezzlement of Kazakhtelecom JSC’s funds on an especially large scale.

On September 26, Satybaldyuly was sentenced to 6 years.

The verdict was announced by the judge of the court No. 2 of the Baikonyr district of Astana Nurlan Bayakhmetov.

Definitively impose six years of imprisonment with confiscation of property, with deprivation of the right to hold positions in the civil service, in court, in local governments, the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan and its departments, state organizations and organizations, in the authorized capital of which the state’s share is more than 50%, including national holdings, national companies, national institutions, the shareholder of which is the state, for a period of 10 years.

Nurlan Bayakhmetov

Satybaldyuly will serve his sentence in a medium security institution.

Source: Zakon