Prishtinë, 16 January 2023
After the publication of research by the Organization Çohu, indicating that the former ambassador of Kosovo to the USA, had 3 million, 871 thousand and 746 Swiss Francs hidden in a secret account at "Credit Suisse", which he did not declare as required by law, the Special Prosecution of Kosovo has initiated a case for this issue.
"We inform you that the Special Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Kosovo has initiated a case according to official duty, and is in the phase of analyzing the content of the news, in order to collect the necessary information for the suspicions, which are related to the commission of the criminal offense”, it is said in the response of the spokesperson of the special prosecution, Ekrem Lutfiu.
Preportr that works within the Organization Çohu! is part of the OCCRP Project, which includes the flow of data from the large Swiss Bank "Credit Suisse", where there are thousands of bank data from many countries of the world, including on citizens from Kosovo. This research shows that the former ambassador of Kosovo to the USA, Akan Ismaili, had 3 million, 871 thousand and 746 Swiss Francs hidden in a secret account at Credit Suisse.
According to the Law on the Declaration, Origin and Control of Assets and Gifts, Ismaili was obliged to declare this money to the Agency for the Prevention of Corruption, including its origin.