Gold bars ‘swapped for painted lead bricks’ at Ukrainian bank in Odessa

If we look back at February of this year, we know the Ukrainian government was searching for $20 million in missing gold… What’s more, before that, witnesses said they watched unmarked U.S. transport planes take gold on board. However, as of this moment, it’s anyone’s guess where Ukraine’s gold has gone.


Gold bars held in a vault at a Ukrainian bank have been swapped for lead bricks covered in golden paint, it has emerged.

The Central Bank in the southern port city of Odessa was allegedly conned into buying the fake bullion by a member of staff, who used it to conceal the theft of the real bars. Continue reading