Rus News Journal

The Central Bank has deprived of the licence of Kominbank and Volgo - Don bank

Central Bank of Russia has withdrawn licences for realisation of bank operations at two banks. It is Moscow Kominbank and Volgograd Volgo - Don bank.

As has informed yesterday department external and public relations of Bank of Russia, the decision on a response at these banks of licences is accepted in connection with default of the federal laws regulating bank activity by them, and Central Bank statutory acts. In particular, these financial institutions within one year repeatedly broke Law requirements About counteraction to legalisation (washing up) of the incomes received by a criminal way, and terrorism financing . According to the data of Central Bank Kominbank did not direct in Rosfinmonitoring the message on the operations which are subject to obligatory control. In August, 2007 the volume of operations of Kominbanka connected with payments of residents in favour of non-residents under doubtful transactions with the goods, has made 5,8 billion roubles. participants of such operations were clients of bank - four foreign companies registered in Great Britain, and one company registered on the British Virgin Islands - it is told in the message. Volgo - Don the bank, according to the Central Bank, too did not observe an order and direction terms in Rosfinmonitoring of messages on the operations which are subject to obligatory control.

Under the operative data, the Volgograd bank has carried out on the instructions of several clients of operation in favour of two Bulgarian companies registered to one legal address. In both banks the acting administration is appointed. We will remind that from the beginning of year of the Central Bank has withdrawn the licence at 24 banks.