MOSCOW, July 28. /TASS/. Russia’s investigative committee is conducting an investigation in the Moscow office of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) regarding persons linked with company’s client, a spokesman with PwC told TASS.
"Russia’s Investigative committee is now conduction an investigation in the office of PwC in Moscow regarding the persons that are liked with the company’s client. Investigative activities are held as usual. PwC fully cooperates with the investigators as part of the probe," the company’s representative said.
Earlier TASS reported referring to a source with law enforcement agencies, that the investigation is under way in the office of PwC in the north of Moscow.
"Inspection of documents is going in the company’s office as part of pre-investigation check," the source said. He did not elaborate on the reasons behind the inspection.
In Russia PwC provides service in audit, business consulting, as well as tax and legal services to companies of various sectors of economy. PwC has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar, Voronezh, Vladikavkaz and Ufa. In Russia the company employs more than 2,500 people.