More than 50 searches in houses of top-managers are completed under investigation of billion rubles theft in Russian bank
Moscow department of MIA is investigating a major financial crime during which law enforcement officers conducted more than fifty searches of top managers in one of the Russian banks.
As a result of the searches in the apartments of defendants a lot of documents were seized that can accelerate solving the crime.
Irina Volk, the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, reported a huge financial theft.
According to the information from the General Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption of MIA, in 2013 top-managers of a bank, whose names are not disclosed in the interests of the investigation, without collateral gave out obviously bad loans to one-day firms.
These money were then transferred to the accounts of dummy companies and then were shared between parties of fraudulent scheme. Another episode of this criminal case was the fact of illegal withdrawal of money under false orders and forged signatures from bank accounts of investors.
According to preliminary estimates the total damage from the fraudulent activities of bank employees is not less than billion rubles.
Criminal proceedings against the bank's employees under art."Massive ongoing fraud " and "Appropriation or waste" of the Russian Criminal Code are combined into one. The investigation continues.
The prosecution has replaced life sentence for Lieutenant of the Federal Security Service (FSB) Aleksey Korotkov with 24 years behind bars in exchange for his support to the investigation: in particular, exposure of other gang’s members who had been dealing with murders of businessmen and random people for more than 10 years.