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Former Irish Ukraina mall owners sentenced to prison

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July 24, 2012, 6:01 p.m. | Kyiv — by Mark Rachkevych

Peter Darragh Quinn is a nephew of the bankrupt former billionaire Sean Quinn, both of whom once controlled Kyiv's lucrative Ukraina shopping mall, and today are in contempt of court in Ireland for asset stripping.
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Mark Rachkevych

Mark has been a reporter for the Kyiv Post since 2006, but joined full-time in 2009. A native Chicagoan where he was the co-founder of the now defunct Glasshouse Magazine, Mark currently is an editor of business news and still contributes stories on an ongoing basis. He is a former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, a graduate of St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, and fluent in the Ukrainian and Russian languages.

A Dublin court on July 20 sentenced two of the former owners of Kyiv’s Ukraina shopping mall who were found in contempt of court for hiding hundreds of millions of dollars of foreign property from a state-owned Irish bank.

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