Top Manager of Tatfondbank was arrested on charges of embezzlement of depositors ‘ funds

Employees of the main investigation Department of internal Affairs across Tatarstan have detained the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Tatfondbank, which is suspected of embezzling funds of depositors. This is stated in the message published on the website of the Department.

The interior Ministry did not mention the name of the detainee, however, the source of “Interfax” familiar with the situation, said that we are talking about the Deputy Chairman of the Board Vadim Merzlyakov.

As noted in the MIA, we are talking about the theft of funds transferred in trust management of OOO IK TFB Finance”.

The amount of damage is estimated by investigators in 90 million roubles, in the bodies of internal Affairs received more than 100 allegations of embezzlement of funds transferred in trust management company “TFB Finance”.

Earlier it became known that on February 8, the court arrested until April 2 Director IK “of TFB of Finance” Timur Alsina. In addition, on February 7 police detained two of the defendants in the case who worked both at the Bank and the management company. First — head of Department of active operations “of TFB of Finance”, also holding the position of head of Department of active operations on the securities market in Tatfondbank, Ilnar of Abdulmanov.

The second — head of customer service “TFB Finance”, who is also head of client operations in the securities market of Tatfondbank Rustam Timerbaev.

The Central Bank since December 15 has entered a three-month moratorium on satisfaction of creditors ‘ Tatfondbank and laid on the Agency for Deposit insurance functions of the provisional administration to manage the Bank for a period of six months. At the same time found a scheme in which a criminal case was initiated under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code (fraud committed in especially large size).

As the newspaper “Kommersant”, about 2 thousand depositors of Tatfondbank from June to October 2016 were upgraded to the status of clients “daughter”, “TFB-Finance”, fraudulently. When at the end of December began payments to Bank customers, depositors found that they are no longer customers of Tatfondbank.