(Adds Kolomoisky comment, quote from central bank deputy governor, background)
By Natalia Zinets
KIEV, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Ukraines central bank said on Tuesday an investigation into the countrys largest lender, PrivatBank, which was taken into state control in 2016, showed it had been used for money-laundering and shady deals over the course of at least a decade.
One of the banks former main shareholders, Ihor Kolomoisky, dismissed the report as nonsense, but a central bank deputy governor said the findings had been passed to prosecutors for use in a possible criminal investigation.
The allegations of the central bank, which echo those it made at the time of the banks nationalisation and follow a probe it commissioned by the global inves…