Largest in recent years, a fine from the Central Bank was the Bank of the top 50

The Bank to which the Bank of Russia has imposed the most significant in recent years, the penalty for questionable transactions, included in top-50 Russian credit institutions. On Friday, may 20, said the Chairman of Bank of Russia Dmitry Skobelkin journalists, reports “Interfax”. “Yes, in the top 50 included”, said he, answering the relevant question.

At the end of April Skobelkin said that the largest Russian banks in December of last year received from the Central Bank instructions to reduce the amount of doubtful operations, and one of them was fined for breach of legislation on counteraction of legalization of incomes, received by criminal way, and terrorism financing, for a large sum.

We sent individual letters to the end of December of the cruel content — even I wanted, frankly, to soften a little, but the President (of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina) was determined, where we have set strict reduction schedule (shares) of questionable operations,” said Skobelkin at the conference of the Association of Russian banks.

“I would not like to talk about the bad, but one Bank we fined in the amount along with the Bank BNP Paribas,” he said, without naming the offender and the exact amount of the fine. According to him, the penalty imposed for those violations of the law, which he made within a certain period of time and did not fulfill those requirements that you must fulfill under the laws and regulations.

Later Skobelkin has explained to journalists that comparable amount of the fine imposed on BNP Paribas by the us authorities, and the “principles and approaches”. He also said that the Bank received from the Central Bank demands to be paid but not yet paid the fine.

Later, the Agency TASS citing a source in banking circles said that the penalty received by the Bank, which is not among the top three Russian credit institutions. The three largest Russian banks in terms of assets includes Sberbank, VTB and Gazprombank.