Сase of the banker German Gorbuntsov
The name of German Gorbuntsov is associated with the loudest financial scandals in Russia. He has been accused of numerous crimes including creation of dozens of money laundering structures, his friendship with Aleksei Frenkel, convicted of masterminding the murder of Andrei Kozlov - deputy chairman of the Russian Central Bank, his close ties with President of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov and stealing $ 2.5 billion from the Russian Railways. This all resulted in a new nickname Gorbuntsov got in the Russian media, the Black Banker. In 2010 the situation got really intense - a massive company was launched against Gorbuntsov, which forced him out of Russia.
Now, Gorbuntsov is involved in numerous court cases in Russia, he is trying to prove that his former business partners stole his assets worth more than 1 billion dollars. Recently, the banker's name has been mentioned by the media afresh.