One of the largest Forex dealers suspected of defrauding thousands of customers


One of Russia’s largest Forex dealer is suspected of stealing hundreds of millions of rubles of clients in his offices were raided. This was reported by the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf, whose words are contained in the message a press-services of the Ministry, arrived in

“A joint operation on documenting of illegal activities of leaders of the Russian Forex dealer, a part of international group of companies,” she said. Wolf noted that carried out the operation, the employees of the main Directorate for economic security of the Ministry of interior, territorial departments of the police in Udmurtia, Novosibirsk and Samara regions, as well as employees of the Moscow Department of the FSB.

According to police, a Forex dealer for several years praclical funds of citizens under pretext of implementation of the market Forex, as well as Advisory services on transactions in the stock market. After that, the money derived from the control of customers and abducted. The General damage from actions of malefactors, according to preliminary data, exceeded hundreds of millions of rubles. In some regions, the theft was prosecuted under article 159 of the criminal code (fraud committed in especially large size).

In the offices of organizations included in the group of companies Forex dealer, the police seized documents and computers appliances with traces of subjective interference in the software that allows you to trade currency market “Forex”. All confiscated equipment will be sent for examination, said the Wolf.

“RIA Novosti”, citing a source in law enforcement bodies reported that the searches spent in the company TeleTrade. “The searches took place in several regions at the offices of the companies within the group one of the largest Russian Forex-brokers – TeleTrade. Investigators believe that the results obtained from clients to play the stock market “Forex” money was actually withdrawn and taken”, – said the Agency Sobesednik.

In the beginning of the month, June 8, the staff of management of economic safety and counteraction of corruption of the Ministry of interior with the support of Riot police have raided the offices of a Forex dealer Oanda. As reported by RNS the representative of TeleTrade Dmitry (Russian) drygailo, the searches took place in several regions “according to the statement of a group of persons”. “We were not charged with any criminal case we were not presented any official documents on this issue; I suspect, in General, was a kind of extended check”, — he said.

For the week, IDO that, on 2 June, the Central Bank refused to issue a license of a Forex dealer companies “Alpari Forex” and “Forex Club”. The press service of the Central Bank declined to comment on the reasons for the refusal, and oficialnyy representative of the company “Alpari Forex” Andrey Loboda said that the Central Bank was comments of a technical nature”.