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Stepanovs millions worth Aston Martin was credited by AS Latvijas Naftas Tranzīts

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More than a million LVL worth Aston Martin One-77 was added to Ventspils millionaire Oleg Stepanov’s family “collection” shortly after the businessman received an especially generous credit from AS Latvijas Naftas Tranzīts, Pietiek reports with reference to several informants.

The transaction was carried out with the approval of the Council of AS Latvijas Naftas Tranzīts, which means the owners of the company agreed to this. The company’s Council also features representatives of Vitol, Ventspils millionaire Olafs Berkis and the interests of other Ventspils “transit warriors”.

Such forthcoming to Stepanov, giving him a credit for the purchase of a top of the line car, is explained with the interest of all involved sides to perverse good relations with the millionaire whose voice is an important factor in maintaining control over such enterprises as Ventbunkers and AS Latvijas Naftas Tranzīts.

According to Pietiek’s informants, it was concluded after the review of judicial aspects that the issue of a credit to Stepanov by AS Latvijas Naftas Tranzīts did not violate the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division Commercial Court (November 24, 2010) regarding the freezing of Stepanov’s shares.

As it is known, like Aivars Lembergs, Stepanov is a correspondent in the so-called London litigation, where the international Vitol concern is also involved.

It is also assumed that nearly all Latvijas Naftas Tranzīts shareholders have received credits worth more than one million LVL, including Vitol.

It was previously reported that Oleg Stepanov’s wife – Viktorija Stepanova, born 1954 – bought an Aston Martin One -77 car in September either on her own or her husband’s money, registering it on her name.

Aston Martin One -77 is the most powerful and fastest model in its history. Its top speed is 354 km/h. There are only 77 units in the world.

It is known that the vehicle was bought as a sure way of investment, not for cruising Latvian roads. The price of this exclusive car grows significantly as time passes.

Viktorija Stepanova is listed not only in the list of Latvian millionaires, but among the most successful real estate dealers. Even now she has an exclusive apartment registered on her name in Riga’s Quiet Centre, as well as six other properties in the capital.

Last year, Stepanova was included in the Baltic Screen – Latvian compiled list of 100 richest women.

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