Investigative Committee: Damage from actions of Tatfondbank former head exceeded $580 thousand
Seven criminal cases are initiated against the former top manager of the organization.
The damage from actions of the former head of Tatfondbank Robert Musin, according to the Investigative Committee made 35.5 billion rubles ($588 thousand). Investigator of Directorate of Investigative Committee of Tatarstan Igor Mukhin reported about it to Interfax.
He emphasized that seven criminal cases are initiated against the former top manager of the financial organization and unidentified persons at the moment. Mukhin noted that the investigation already managed to establish through what short-lived firms money was laundered – the companies are registered in offshores (in Cyprus, in Belize, Switzerland, Luxembourg and the British Virgin Islands). Besides, it is established that the spouse and the minor daughter of Mussin had a direct bearing on management of these assets.
As the CrimeRussia wrote earlier, on April 11 Tatfondbaknk was declared bankrupt. The late investigation revealed financial frauds which were carried out by the management of the ‘burst’ financial organization. Musin was placed in the pre-trial detention center according to the judgment. He was accused of part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Swindling conducted on especially large scale). Against the background of the scandal, Prime Minister of Tatarstan Ildar Halikov retired.
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