The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case against ex-the Chairman of the Board and one of the owners of Antalbank Mikhail Yanchuk. It is reported by RNS with reference to the Agency on insurance of contributions (ASV).
The case was initiated under part 4 of article 160 of the Russian criminal code (misappropriation or embezzlement committed by an organized group or in especially large size). As described in the ASV, Yanchuk is suspected that he stole money of the Bank in the form of issue of loans to legal entities. The case was initiated on 17 August 2016.
In ASV do not exclude that soon will be opened another case, as previously, the Agency was transferred to the UK a few statements about the theft of property of the banks from the informal group Antalbank and the theft of property Antalbank under the guise of purchasing real estate.
In April 2016, the newspaper “Kommersant” wrote that the Tverskoy district court of Moscow arrested in absentia Yanchuk. Along with former Bank President Magomed Achievem he is accused of stealing from Antalbank more than 30 billion rubles.
In September 2014 it became known that the Ministry of interior verifies the inference schemes from Russia through Moldova almost 700 billion rubles. Antalbank included in this informal banking group, vyvodila depositors ‘ funds.
As found by the Central Bank, Interbank, “Lada-Credit”, Doris Bank, Grinfildbank, the Bank Sodruzhestvo, Mezhregionsbyt, RBS (Regional savings Bank), NBT-Bank and Bank “Maximum”, despite the fact that was formally not a banking group, acted in the interests of the same group of people.
The regulator has revoked the licenses of these credit institutions in the fall of 2015. Total assets of the group at 1 July 2015 has exceeded 47 billion rubles. Antalbank was the largest in the group. At the time of the revocation of a license in September 2015, its assets amounted to RUB 17.5 billion.