Radovan Vitek is not located in Crans-Montana, VS only. Since 2014, he is the majority shareholder of the ski lifts and wants to build a 200 million Swiss francs expensive hotel complex. However, the Czech real estate Mogul and multi-millionaire with an estimated fortune of $ 3.5 billion could get in his plans now problems.
Viteks former business partners, two investment companies, have filed in the US, a indication: Vitek and his employees between 2012 and today a total of a billion dollars stolen and in order to be rich. "This is a very complex case, in the at least two banks, six countries and well-known personalities are involved," says Thomas Creal, an American expert on financial crime: "The more we investigate, the more we will find."
"the architect of the system"
Vitek has made his fortune after the fall of the communism in the so-called coupon privatization in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Today, the 48-managed-Year-old with his CPI Property Group with a Portfolio, whose value is estimated at 7.5 billion euros. CPI is the largest owner of office spaces in the Czech Republic and in Berlin. Vitek owns a private jet and a yacht by the name of Baron Trenck.
In the more than one hundred pages of complaint in the United States is set forth an alleged System Viteks and he himself referred to as "the architect of this fraudulent system." Vitek is to have various straw companies, the true beneficiaries remained hidden. Often are involved on this System Viteks mother or close associates. They were also reported to the police.
Video: mountain Railways are at a standstill because of dispute (2018) The ski lifts are at a standstill: The municipality of Crans-Montana is a major Investor Radovan Vitek in the dispute. Video: Tamedia/SDA
A New York hedge Fund by the name of Kingstown Capital complains well against the supposedly hostile Takeover of a Luxembourg real estate company by the name of Orco by Vitek. Kingstown had invested since 2012 in Orco. With the help of employees Vitek is to have the most profitable assets of Orco separated. The co-owners of the company, including, Kingstown Capital, escaped the assets of over 600 million euros. With the Takeover by Vitek is the flagship of the multi-millionaire: The CPI Property Group, was from Orco. Against the Takeover of the company before a Luxembourg court and was sued. The case is still pending.
letter-box companies and financed
Viteks company CPI PG the allegations denies established in a press release, and does not believe that the Prosecutor's office in the United States was responsible. "CPI PG and affiliated companies are currently involved in litigation filed by Kingstown Luxembourg" means in the message: Well Kingstown attempts, even in the USA, pressure on CPI PG.
The plaintiffs also attack the Bank, J&T in Prague. With your help Vitek letter have established case firms, and financed. For the implementation of its strategy to have him granted by the Bank up to 800 million dollars of credit, you should have a credit line of 215 million, not to exceed.
another plaintiff, the company invest hold, which belongs to the Czechs Jiri Divis and Marek Cmejla. Both of them are in Switzerland, of another corruption case. By the end of 2014 you were sentenced by the Federal criminal court in Bellinzona in the so-called MUS-a case for fraud and money laundering in the privatization of the mining company MUS in the Czech town of Most.
litigation in Brno
The partnership between Divis, Cmejla and Vitek existed between 2008 and 2016. Invest hold invested in Viteks company, but Vitek is to have debts not paid. 2018 Divis and Cmejla filed a lawsuit against her former partners in the Czech city of Brno. They demand half of his wealth.
In the United States, the plaintiff in hope apparently, to get damage at a faster rate. The display is based on the US law against racketeering and organized crime (Rico). It was decided in 1970 as a tool against money laundering of Mafia and drug dealers, and allows plaintiffs to ask for three times the stolen assets.
A Rico procedure gives the court the opportunity to seize the entire assets of the defendant prior to the trial fitting. "This law fits due to the Similarity with a criminal organization is perfect in this Situation", says the expert for financial crime, Thomas Creal. The plaintiffs claim that the defendants a jury trial should be judged.
Created: 11.04.2019, 22:21 PM