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The investigation found the volume of theft in the Bank “Moscow Lights”

Следствие установило объем хищений в банке "Огни Москвы"

The main investigation Department of the MOI in Moscow completed the investigation of criminal case on the fact of a series of theft from the Bank “Moscow Lights”. The total amount stolen by all the revealed episodes exceeded 7.5 billion rubles, told RIA Novosti source in law enforcement bodies.

On trial in the case is scheduled to give 10 people, including ordinary employees, and the owners of the Bank. In particular, it was found that they, using their official position, from 2010 to 2014 has given loans to controlled bogus organizations, stealing thus over six billion rubles.

In addition, according to the source, April and may 2014 to improve the financial performance of the Bank defendants has assigned several companies, including fictitious, the right to claim under previously signed credit agreements and Finance lease agreements with real borrowers totaling over 1.5 billion rubles. Payment on loans was made at the expense of clients ‘ funds.

The investigation began with the initiation of the case, the withdrawal of funds from depositors ‘ accounts. During the investigation, were established and other theft in the Bank, added the Agency interlocutor.

Previously Basmanny court of Moscow has sentenced to four years in prison the former President of the Bank “Moscow Lights” Maria Roslyak for embezzlement and fraud totaling more than 6.2 billion rubles. The sentence deferred until the moment when her child turns 14 years old.

16 may 2014 the Bank of Russia revoked the license of the Bank “Moscow Lights”, which occupied the 172-nd place by assets. From April 24th “Moscow Lights” has suspended reception of deposits, the volume of which at that time amounted to 12 billion rubles.

In early April it became known that the Bank experiences difficulties with liquidity. In 2013 “Fires of Moscow” provided to the clients the maximum rate in Russia on deposits in dollars (6,5 percent).

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