The President of Vneshprombank arrested for fraud


Moscow. December 22. Tver court of Moscow sanctioned the arrest until February 18, the President of Vneshprombank Larisa Markus on charges of fraud, said Tuesday the press-Secretary of the court Anastasia Jurco.

According to her, Marcus is accused of major fraud.

The Bank of Russia on 18 December was appointed a temporary administration in Russia for a period of six months. The decision was made in connection with a reduction of own funds (capital) of the Bank compared to their maximum value reached in the last 12 months, more than 30% at simultaneous infringement of one of obligatory ratios established by the Central Bank.

In a press-service of the Central Bank on Tuesday said that the regulator 22 December imposed a moratorium on satisfaction of requirements of creditors of Vneshprombank for three months “due to the dissatisfaction of requirements of creditors under liabilities within the terms exceeding seven days after the date of satisfaction”.

In a press release it is noted that in accordance with the law “On insurance of deposits of physical persons” the moratorium is an insurance case. Payments to depositors of Vneshprombank, including individual entrepreneurs, shall be made within 14 days from the date of introduction of the moratorium.

The order of payment of insurance compensation will be determined by “Agency for deposits insurance” (DIA).

Vneshprombank in the first three quarters of 2015 took 34 th place by volume of assets in ranking “Interfax-100” prepared “Interfax-CEA”.