I had no doubts about their image

According to Kaljulaid, he came to the “crypto millionaires” through mutual acquaintances.A photo: Liis Treimann

Entrepreneurs suspected of historic crypto scams were the biggest supporters of Raymond Kaljulaid, who ran for the European Parliament in 2019 as an independent candidate. rus.err.ee.

A total of 95,240 euros were raised for Kaljulaid’s election campaign, but rus.err does not specify exactly how much Turygin and Potapenko contributed.

Recall that on Sunday, November 20, the Central Criminal Police, together with the FBI, during a common operation, detained Sergey Potapenko and Ivan Turygin in Tallinn, who are suspected of fraud and money laundering. According to suspicion, the victims suffered damage in excess of half a billion dollars.

According to Kaljulaid, he contacted businessmen through mutual acquaintances, Estonian entrepreneurs who helped him in the election campaign: “At that time, there were positive reports in the media about them as successful entrepreneurs who, among other things, invested in the development of Ida-Virumaa. Their image was not in doubt.

According to Kaljulaid, the businessmen did not disclose their specific political interests, and he learned about the investigation only last night from the news.

The politician expressed hope that the money donated to his election campaign still came from legitimate business activities.

Source: https://www.dv.ee/ by www.dv.ee.

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