Anastasia Kotvitska Caught in Hungary after fleeing Ukraine with $28 million and €1.3 million.
According to reports, Anastasia the glamorous wife of a prominent Ukrainian tycoon and ex-MP Igor Kotvitsky, 52, was caught at a border with the said money – in US dollars and euros .
The whooping sum was spotted by Hungarian customs in the baggage of her husband after she had taken the cash through a refugee border crossing into the European Union while fleeing the war-torn country.
Reacting to her arrest, her husband Kotvitsky, one time Ukraine’s wealthiest MP, said his wife was leaving the country to give birth, but denied reports she was carrying $28 million and 1.3 million euros.
All my money is in Ukrainian banks, I did not take anything out,’ he said, before closing his social media account.
Anastasia Kotvitska, who reportedly travelled with two Hungarian men and her mother, is yet to comment on the allegation.