Prosecutors in Giuliani probe will interview Ukrainian gas company official

(CNN)Federal prosecutors investigating Rudy Giuliani plan to interview a senior executive of Ukraine’s state-run oil-and-gas company, according to his lawyer, as Giuliani’s possible ties to a separate natural gas venture have come under scrutiny. Giuliani’s associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman pushed a scheme to replace Naftogaz’s chief executive with someone who would favor their own business interests, according to an American energy consultant, Dale Perry, who spoke with Favorov about their efforts. Parnas and Fruman met with Favorov at an energy conference in Houston last March and asked if he would go along with their plan to oust the company’s CEO and become its head, said Perry, who is Favorov’s former business partner. That meeting and Favorov’s interview agreement …