The New York Times found the owner of Vneshprombank in Monaco


The President of Federation of bobsled and skeleton Federation and co-owner of Vneshprombank, who a month ago had its license revoked, George Bedjamov, probably, is in Monaco. It is reported by The New York Times with reference to the waiter the wine Palace in Monte Carlo, which, according to the publication, belongs Begimova.

According to the waiter, co-owner of the Bank visited the bar this week. The NYT reporter notes that the alleged Begimova yacht often moored in the port of Monte Carlo.

That Bedjamov not is not the relationship, citing a source among the shareholders of a credit institution and a source close to the Central Bank, wrote in December 2015. The official representative of the Federation of bobsleigh and skeleton confirmed this information. Forbes reported that the Bedjamov is in Monaco and he can ask for political asylum in one of the countries of Europe.

Bidjamov — owner 22,91% of the company “Promstroyproject”, which owned 3.2% of the shares of Vneshprombank. He is the brother of the co-owner and President of Vneshprombank Larisa Markus, who was arrested on December 22 on suspicion of fraud. Marcus owned 7.5% of the Bank directly, also it owns 23,53% of shares of “Promstroiproekt”.

A source close to the Federation, said that Russia was the clearing Bank of the Russian Federation of bobsleigh and skeleton. “Subsidies for this season, the sports Ministry had to withdraw from the Bank, so it hovered a minor amount of the Federation,” he said, noting that the Federation will select a new Bank for settlements.

In mid-December at Vneshprombank the problems started. First Bank customers experienced difficulties with the receipt of deposits and the Bank was disconnected from system of Bank electronic urgent payments. On 18 December, the Central Bank has appointed in Vneshprombank an interim administration for six months, explaining it by the sharp decline in the Bank’s own funds and violation of Central Bank regulations. In January the Bank was revoked license.

A few hours after the publication in December of the material on the disappearance of Begimova press service of Federation of bobsleigh and skeleton of Russia said that the Bedjamov “no planning”. Executive Director of the Federation Kiril Serikov meanwhile told The New York Times that he doesn’t know the location Begimova. “No idea,” he said.