There were found embezzlements in Eurocitybank with revoking licence
July, 7 due to non-fulfillment of Central Bank’s laws and regulations the license was revoked from the Moscow Region Eurocitybank, registered in Mytishchi. The Bank had 245th place in the ranking of Russian credit organizations and was a member of the deposit insurance program.
As usually happens in such cases, the Central Bank appointed temporary administration, which discovered serious violations in affairs of the bank's after a month of work.
According to the Central Bank, it has been hiding the fact of major embezzlements.
The press service of the financial regulator said that the bank deliberately obstructed the activities of the temporary administration, trying to avoid the disclosure of the fact of assets’ embezzlement.
This was stated in the absence of most of the electronic devices, which store information about the property, the bank's liabilities and the flow of funds. Some of the electronic devices were intentionally damaged, said the Central Bank.
Also, the Commission has not found much of loan documents of Eurocitybank, totaling 5.1 billion rubles. At the same time there were found contracts of assignment of requirement rights in favor of technical company for loans in the amount of 1.4 billion rubles.
As a result of the temporary administration’s work, the property assets of the bank was estimated at 3.2 billion rubles, the amount of the obligations to creditors are at exactly twice as much - it is 6.4 billion.
The Central Bank initiated the proceedings on the fact of possible embezzlement, sending its materials for examination to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation and the ICR.
Viktor Zakharchenko, who is accused of embezzlement of 4 million rubles (~70.000 USD) from the funds of the bank Moskovskoye Ipotechnoye Agentstvo (Moscow Mortgage Agency), was placed under house arrest.
Officer of the FSB in Moscow and the region Pyotr Koryugin participated in the extortion of 2 million rubles ($34.800) from an Azerbaijani citizen, and he warned a drug dealer about a forthcoming search for 300.000 rubles ($5200).