Rus News Journal

Searches in BTA - bank are connected with business about $70 million plunder

Searches at the Moscow offices BTA - bank and also Open Company the Leasing company Business and other structures were spent within the limits of criminal case about plunder at joint-stock company Bank BTA (Republic Kazakhstan) more than 70 million dollars
As have informed in a press - service of Investigatory committee at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, the given case has been raised on August, 31st of this year During searches documents have been withdrawn, now inspectors study their maintenance. by results of the spent investigatory actions by the inspector guilty accusations will be brought with plunder of money resources - have noted in a press - service.
according to the investigation, heads of Open Company the Leasing company Business and the former heads of joint-stock company Bank BTA by means of counterfeit contracts of a cedation of the right of the requirement, ostensibly prisoners of joint-stock company Bank BTA with the offshore company registered on the British Virgin Islands, a roguish way have stolen bank money.
at the same time in bank have informed that the seizure of documents spent today at 3 offices BTA - bank, passed in frameworks of criminal case of one of clients of bank on the basis of the decision of the inspector. It has not affected work of branches of bank in any way. In bank have noticed that dredging was spent at the offices which have been not connected directly with operational activity and servicing.
we will remind, this morning at the Moscow offices BTA - bank have passed investigatory actions. BTA - bank works in the market of financial services of Russia since 1994 on the basis of the General licence of Bank of Russia 2820. In Russia has 11 branches, 31 additional office and 2 operational offices.
in Kazakhstan BTA - bank is the second for the sizes of actives bank of the Kazakhstan bank system. In February, 2009 it has passed under management of the state in the name of fund of national well-being. The chairman of board of directors of bank and its first deputy have emigrated to Great Britain.
in March in the relation eks - heads of bank and its accomplices have got criminal case. Them have accused of creation of the offshore companies through which bank money was laundered.