«The whistleblower, presumably killed in Surrey Russian killers, was at the center of secret financial transactions, which was attended by Moscow and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad,» reports The Sunday Times.
«Alexander Perepilichny, died under mysterious circumstances after he exposed alleged tax fraud involving Russian government officials, led business with a network of offshore companies, as established by the United States, supported the government of Assad,» the article says.
Documents seen by The Sunday Times, show that a Swiss company headed by Perepilichny, transferred more than $ 2 million firm owned by a person associated with the Syrian chemical weapons program. Balec Ventures, registered in the British virgin Islands, offshore tax havens, belongs to ISA al-zayday sanctioned by the US Treasury in 2014 for his connection with the Syrian weapons program, the newspaper writes.
«There are growing concerns about the official version that he died of natural causes, – said the Deputy of Parliament from the labour party’s Ben Bradshaw on the death of Perepilichny. – This program is Assad’s chemical weapons reveals a new possible motive.»
«Documents seen by The Sunday Times, show that the company Perepilichny Quartell Trading performed four translation Balec in January and February 2008 in excess of $ 2 million paid to the Cyprus division of the Federal Bank of the Middle East, based in Tanzania. In may, the Bank was closed due to the fact that, according to the U.S. Department of Treasury, it was used for money laundering, sponsoring terrorists and organized crime», – is spoken in article.