Former management of Financial Standard bank is suspected of embezzling assets
The Central Bank educed signs of assets' withdrawal in the course of the financial audit of the Financial Standard bank's financial condition.
The Central Bank carried out an inspection of the financial status of the Financial Standard bank, which was denied a license in June. The results of this audit educed signs of assets' withdrawal abroad in the amount about 8.1 billion rubles. According to the Central Bank employees, the former management could steal money by issuing virtually non-performing loans. All the data sent to the General Prosecutor's Office, the Interior Ministry and the Investigative Committee for consideration of the relevant legislation.
The Bank of Russia has found that the size of the hole in the balance of Financial Standard bank is 8.3 billion rubles. The cost of the assets is 1.2 billion rubles, and the amount of liabilities to creditors - 9.5 billion rubles.
At the moment, the bank is run by the interim administration, introduced in connection with the revoked licence to conduct banking operations. Recall that on 21 July 2016 Financial Standard bank was declared bankrupt in respect of his bankruptcy proceedings. The Deposit Insurance Agency was appointed as a bankruptcy supervisor.
The investigation found that Alibek Karaketov pushed for the theft of 15 of the 49 million rubles ($718.400) allocated for the implementation of the state program for the development of culture and tourism.