Former Head of Ecoprombank's Board was found and detained in Cyprus

Former Head of Ecoprombank's Board was found and detained in Cyprus

Russian law enforcement agencies have established the location of the former Chairman of the Board of JSC Ecoprombank Andrey Tuev, who was declared in the international wanted list in July 2016.

Tuev was arrested in absentia under part 4 of Art. 160 of the Criminal Code (Misappropriation or embezzlement on an especially large scale) and part 2of Art. 201 of the Criminal Code (Abuse of Authority). The material damage, caused by controlled by him from 1999 to 2014 credit institution, is estimated 460 million rubles.

According to Kommersant, the fugitive banker is in Cyprus, the Russian side has already sent a request for his extradition.

Sources of the edition claimed that the police of Cyprus has already taken action on the Russian colleagues request –Tuev was summoned to the police department at the place of residence and ordered to report to the police every day until a decision on his extradition to his homeland will be made. In addition, according to Kommersant, when the former banker missed this procedure one-time, the Cypriot police entered him into custody.

Tuev's lawyer Vladimir Davydov refused to comment on to the edition this information without the permission of the client.

The Perm Ecoprombank lost its license in August 2014. The interim administration, assigned to the bank, established the fact of replacing liquid assets at 673.2 million rubles for the liabilities of organizations and individuals with an unidentified solvency by the management and owners of the bank. In addition, there was a huge receivables in the amount of 2.6 billion rubles in the bank's balance sheet.

November 20, 2015 the MID Research Affairs in the Perm region on materials of the Central Bank and the Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA) opened a criminal case under Swindling with the bank's funds on an especially large scale.Ccriminal cases against the former Head of the Board have been initiated in July 2016, and then merged into one.

July 7 it was issued the arrest of Andrey Tuev in absentia and the announcement of the declaration in the federal wanted list. The appeal. filed by the lawyer for the banker, the court did not satisfied.

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