Ex-co-owner of Antalbank declared internationally wanted

Ex-co-owner of Antalbank declared internationally wanted
The former chairman of Antalbank's board, Mikhail Yanchuk, is hiding from the investigation

Mikhail Yanchuk is accused of three episodes of fraud and the creation of a criminal community.⁠

The former co-owner of Antalbank, Mikhail Yanchuk, is put on the international wanted list by the Interpol. This was reported by the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office on Thursday, April 27.

"Mikhail Yanchuk was put on the international wanted list for the purpose of arrest and extradition for criminal prosecution for committing criminal acts in the territory of the Russian Federation," the press service of the Ministry reported.

Earlier, the ICR charged co-owners of Antalbank with Creating a Criminal Community (part 3 of Article 210 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Earlier, president of the credit organization Magomed Mukhiev and shareholder Mikhail Yanchuk were accused of especially large scale Swindling (part 4, Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). According to investigators, bankers stole about 30 billion rubles ($526m) of depositors' funds.

At the moment, Mukhiev is in jail, and Yanchuk is hiding from the investigation. Shortly before the accusations of creating an OCC, the investigators found a new episode of large-scale fraud amount - according to the investigation, the banker did not pay for the share in acquired in 2012.

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