The interior Ministry told about the theft in a commercial Bank more than 1 billion rubles.

Employees of the Ministry of internal Affairs has opened “the scheme of plunder of liquid assets” of a commercial Bank, said the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.

The name of the Bank, the interior Ministry did not disclose, the Wolf just noted, of involvement in the theft, which took place during the period of reduced solvency of the credit institution, are suspected of its former leaders.

“In December, 2015, Bank executives acting contrary to the Bank of Russia documents regulating the banking activities in lending, given the obviously non-performing and financially not secured loans are controlled by commercial organisations for a total sum over 1 billion rubles”, — stated in the message of Ministry of internal Affairs.

In the investigation of the criminal case initiated under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code (fraud committed in especially large size), by the police with the power support of fighters of special forces of Regardie conducted 18 searches. In addition, detained two former Vice-chairmen of the Board, in respect of which the court elected a measure of restraint in form of detention.

In January 2017, the Ministry of internal Affairs reported the theft of 1 billion rubles top managers of Russian Bank, which in March 2016 were revoked license. In March 2017, it became known that the head of one of Russian banks accused of fraud of buying fake promissory notes worth about 1.35 billion RUB Later investigation Department of the UVD for South-East district of Moscow opened a criminal case on the theft of almost 2 billion rubles of funds of depositors of Mostransavto.

In mid-September 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to instruct the government to study the issue of restricting travel abroad for managers of troubled banks. This statement he made after meeting with the Chairman of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina. Head of the Central Bank complained that the reason for the collapse of Russian banks are often the “criminal actions” of managers and owners, the culprits often manage to escape abroad.