The court arrested the former President of Vneshprombank


Information about the arrest of two houses with an area of 308 and 232 sq m and land plot of 30 acres, owned by Larisa Ivanovna Markus, contained in the Unified state register of rights to immovable property and transactions (EGRP). The property is situated in the elite village of Gorki-2 Rublevo-Uspenskoye shosse (near the residence Gorki-9).

The court seized in February and March 2016.

That this property belongs to the former President and one of the shareholders of Vneshprombank Larisa Markus, said friend Marcus and a source close to the Bank. “Marcus told everyone that he was going to sell his house in the Hills to support the Bank’s capital when he started to have problems,” says a source close to the Bank.

The press service of the Tverskoy district court could neither confirm nor deny information on arrest of property of Marcus. Attorney Marcus Boris Greenberg declined to comment.

Tverskoy district court has arrested the Marcus on December 22, 2015 after the Central Bank introduced a temporary administration in Vneshprombank. The consequence incriminates to Marcus fraud in particular large scale (part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code). According to investigators, she was involved in the fraud with the loans and the liens on them.

“If the investigation proves that this property was purchased with funds obtained by criminal means, the court may decide to confiscate it and then make a decision on compensation to the injured party (the Bank creditors) at the expense of proceeds from the sale of assets,” says a senior lawyer of the company “Samet” Sergey Kazakov. According to the President of Century 21 Cyril Kashin, the two houses of this size in this location can cost 50-60 mln.

The bankruptcy Trustee Vneshprombank — the Agency on insurance of contributions reported on April 11 that they had received creditor claims in the amount of 81.1 billion rubles, but in all there are just 4 billion rubles.

Insurance payments to depositors of the Bank amounted to 45 billion rubles with the total volume of retail deposits is about 70 billion rubles. That is, under insurance of the state have not got deposits of about 25 billion roubles In the number of VIP depositors of Vneshprombank was the wife of the defense Minister Sergei Shoigu Irina, the wife of Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak Natalia Kvacheva, son-in-law of the head of “Transneft” Nikolay Tokarev Andrey Bolotov, the relatives of a member of the Board of Directors of “Transneft” Arthur Chilingarov, former Governor of the Tula region Vladimir Gruzdev, and others. Also, the Bank provides services to large companies such as “Rosneft”, “Rosneftegaz”, “Transneft”, “Novorossiysk sea trading port” and the Russian Olympic Committee and Russian Orthodox Church. The Bank money of companies worth more than 120 billion rubles.

The Central Bank revoked the license of Vneshprombank 21 January, it soon became clear that the hole in the Bank totaled a record 210,1 billion rubles.

Marcus belonged to 7.5% of the shares of the Bank directly, she also owned 23,53% of the company “Promstroyproject” that owned a 3.3% stake in the Bank. Through this company the Bank also had Nikolai Chilingarov (son of Arthur Chilingarov, member of the Board of Directors “Transneft”) and brother Marcus, the President of the Federation of bobsleigh and skeleton of Russia George Bedjamov. Immediately after the arrest of Marcus Bedjamov went abroad. In March of this year, the Tverskaya district court sanctioned his arrest in absentia, he was charged in the case of the withdrawal of assets of a Bank, which arrested Marcus. The bedjamov was also declared in the international search.

As wrote Forbes, Bedjamov owns a 33% five-star luxury hotel Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in Switzerland with views of lake St. Moritz, as well as apartments in Paris, London, new York, Israel and Latvia, houses in the South of France and in Italy, shop in Monaco and wine bar Wine Palace, in which, according to the New York Times, and it was last seen.