MOSCOW, July 20. /TASS/. Insurance payments to depositors of the Bank “Ugra” on the part of VTB24 in the first day amounted to 10 billion rubles, reported the press service of VTB.
“VTB 24 paid 10 billion rubles of insurance compensation to depositors of the Bank “Ugra”, which is 15% of the total. Just the first day of payments in Bank branches across the country was 10.5 thousand people. 72% of the funds received from the investors left in the accounts and deposits in VTB 24″, – stated in the message.
Earlier Thursday, the head of VTB24 Mikhail Zadornov reported that at 11.00 GMT, the Bank adopted four thousand depositors of “Ugra” and paid 3.8 billion rubles.
The Central Bank imposed temporary administration and a moratorium on satisfaction of creditors ‘ claims in the Bank “Ugra” July 10, due to unstable financial situation. Central Bank was suspected of Bank false statements, manipulation of deposits and the possible withdrawal of assets. The volume of insurance payments is estimated at 170 billion rubles. It is the largest insured event in the history of the Deposit insurance system in Russia.
The Prosecutor General’s office on 19 July, challenged the legitimacy of the actions of the regulator in respect of the Bank “Ugra”. In protest, the Prosecutor General’s office demanded to cancel the orders of the Central Bank on the introduction of temporary administration and the moratorium on satisfaction of creditors ‘ claims. The Prosecutor General’s office asked the Central Bank of the Russian Federation to inform on results of consideration of the protest in writing before July 21.