BTA Bank: Trial of two defendants involved in embezzlement of nearly 13 billion rubles began
The Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Viktor Grin has sent to the court a criminal case on embezzlement from BTA Bank.
The Deputy Prosecutor General Viktor Grin approved the indictment and submitted to the court a criminal case, defendants of which are the Director of the LLC Legal Affairs of Eurasia Logistics Denis Vorotyntcev, as well as an employee of this company Alexey Belov. Men are charged under article Swindling (part 4, Art. 159 of the Criminal Code).
Investigating authorities found that Denis Vorotyntcev and Alexei Belov, as members of an organized criminal group, deceived members of the credit committee and other members of the JSCo BTA Bank and stole more than 12 billion 777 million rubles in 2007. This criminal group also included other persons, for example, Mukhtar Ablyazov.
After the approval of the indictment in the case against prenamed defendants, all investigation materials were sent to the court for consideration on the merits.
Earlier, the court convicted Alexander Volkov, who was also involved in the theft of money. The criminal case against another helper - Artem Bondarenko - is currently in court.
As for Mukhtar Ablyazov, who is on an international wanted list, the investigation against him continues. Currently, the French authorities are considering the item of his extradition to Russia.
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