In the office of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation in Moscow held in investigative activities
Law enforcement agencies carry out investigative activities division of the Central Bank of Russia in connection with the criminal case instituted on the appeal of the regulator due to the situation in “International joint-stock Bank” (MAB).
“Today’s activities of law enforcement officers in the Bank of Russia are connected with the necessity of obtaining documents for the conduct of the investigation”, Reuters reports citing the message of the CBR.
CB reported that some time ago has contacted law enforcement because of the situation in the MAB, which had its license revoked.
A source in banking circles told Reuters that investigations are held in the main Department of the CBR in the Central Federal district in the building on ulitsa Baltschug in Moscow.
We will remind, in September, the media has already reported about the searches and seizure of documents in the office of the main Department of the Central Bank for the Central Federal district in the capital. It was also noted that law enforcement authorities were led to the Central Bank the situation in the MAB.
Later, a law enforcement source told TASS that the search was conducted on the statement about the theft of the sofa, vases and paintings.
The newspaper “Vedomosti”, the press service of the Central Bank then said that “investigative activities” carried out “in respect of certain employees of the Bank of Russia” and the results are not yet known.
Central Bank withdrew the license of the Moscow “International joint-stock Bank”, who was at that time 207 th place in the Russian banking system in February of this year. As of January 2016 individuals were stored in MAB 45.1 million rubles. The credit institution has worked on the market since 1992, specializing in corporate lending and operations with securities and currency.
During the test, after the revocation of the license was discovered missing from the Bank more than 6 billion rubles of state-owned enterprises FGUP “almazuvelirexport”.
In early August, TFR reported that, according to investigators, in the period from 2007 to 2011, the top Manager of “Almazuvelirexport” Victor Afonin brother Boris stole funds from the Deposit posted by the institution in the MAB due to the issuance of credits to the companies-something ephemeral.