Alexey Hottentota: Sergey Mamontov / RIA Novosti
The former owner of the Bank “Ugra” Alexei Khotin was charged with embezzlement 283 billion. This was reported by the investigator in the Basmanny court of Moscow, which considered the request for extension to the banker of the term of house arrest, reports on Friday, September 13, owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC.
According to the investigator, 10 July Hotin the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) opened a new criminal case on the fact of embezzlement of funds of the Bank “Ugra” in the amount of 283 billion. It is planned to interrogate more than 100 people and conduct complex examinations, he added.
Against the banker has investigated a case of embezzlement of 7.5 billion rubles. Together with it it are former President of Ugra Alexei Nefedov and Chairman of the Board of Bank Dmitry Shilyaev. A new case of embezzlement are United in one manufacture with the old one, its investigation is entrusted to major-General Sergey Chernyshov. He is known for having led a criminal case against the billionaire-the interior Ministry Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko.
The Agency on insurance of contributions (ASV) showed Khotin and two other leaders of the “Ugra” civil lawsuit to 290 billion rubles.
The defendants are under house arrest, but during the meeting in the Basmanny court had asked them to change the measure of restraint. Hawtin explained that the measure does not allow him to fully work in order to return funds to investors.
Shilyaev was offered bail of two million rubles, but the investigator said that this amount is not comparable with the amount of damage. He also pointed to the fact that the beach has considerable financial resources, which may allow him to escape. What the former President of the Bank said that on his account only 50 thousand rubles.
The amount of the theft 290 billion, a record in the Russian criminal practice. Previously on Bank cases involved much smaller amounts, Magomed Machiev sentenced to 11 years for theft of 37 billion rubles, brothers Erohina of Nota-Bank were found guilty of stealing 1.5 billion rubles, and the brothers Ananiev was accused of embezzlement 66 billion and 575 million dollars from the PSB.
“Ugra” was founded in 1990 in the Tyumen region, in terms of assets occupied 30-e a place in the country, the volume of deposits of physical persons — 13-E. It was one of the largest banks ever had problems in the Russian financial sector. In 2017, the Central Bank took away from the “Ugra” license, and in the fall of 2018, the organization was declared bankrupt.
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