Primorye bank's main office searched
Representatives of the bank called the event a planned seizure of documents for clients.
In Vladivostok, investigators raid the main office of the Primorye bank. The law enforcers are seizing documents. Operational activities began at around 10 a.m. local time. The Investigation Department of the ICR in the Primorsky region does not comment on the situation.
Deputy head of Primorye Bank Denis Kozhaev told Interfax that the operation had already been completed, and the actions of the officers did not affect the work of the organization.
"It was just a routine seizure of documents for clients," Kozhaev explained.
The bank's employees also told that earlier law enforcers had already tried to conduct searches, but they did not have a court decision to hold the events, now, the law enforcement bodies received the appropriate sanction.
Primorye bank is one of the largest regional banks in the Far East. The head office of the credit institution is located in Vladivostok, branches - in the cities of Primorsky region: Ussuriysk, Nakhodka, Artem, and also in the village of Vrangel. The bank is the 128th in the country and the third in the region. 54.2% of the bank's shares belong to Larisa Belobrova, the wife of the Primorye former Governor, Sergey Darkin.