Court refused to collect $1.9 billion from Vneshprombank ex-head Larisa Marcus

Court refused to collect $1.9 billion from Vneshprombank ex-head Larisa Marcus
Founder of Vneshprombank Larisa Marcus

The claim was submitted by the Deposit Insurance Agency.

The court has rejected the claim of the Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA) to former president of Vneshprombank Larissa Markus. Kommersant reports about it.

The claim was submitted by the managing director for the sum of 113.5 billion rubles ($1.9 billion).

The court motivated the decision with the fact that Markus was an employee of the bank, but not the natural person, therefore, she is impossible to be considered as a debtor through the write-off of funds from accounts of the credit institution happened according to her instruction.

To recall, earlier the investigation has assessed damages in the case of misappropriation and swindle against Markus at 113.5 billion rubles ($1.9 billion). As a result, the former head of the bank has received nine years of the colony, but then the Moscow City Court has commuted her a penalty, having lowered an imprisonment term for half a year.

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