Security officers seized documents from office of Raiffeisenbank in St. Petersburg
The credit institution declared that the visit of law enforcement authorities is not connected with the activity of the bank.
Police officers seized documents from the office of Raiffeisenbank in the center of St. Petersburg. As a source of TASS reports, the actions were connected with a criminal case over violation of the currency legislation.
“Investigative actions were carried out within earlier initiated a criminal case under Art. 193 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Evasion from the Fulfillment of Duties on Repatriation of Money in foreign currency or currency of the Russian Federation),” the interlocutor of the agency said.
At the same time, the press service of the credit institution declared that the seizure of documents took place in office Volynsky and was not directly connected with the activity of Raiffeisenbank. In particular, law enforcement authorities were interested in information on one of the clients in a segment of small business.
“Raiffeisenbank actively cooperates with representatives of law enforcement agencies on the matter and renders full assistance in obtaining necessary documentation on the company which is suspected of the commission of illegal operations,” the press service of the bank told.