Police conduct searches in Leningrad region and Saint-Petersburg on charges of fraud in relation to the management of the Bank “Tavrichesky”, reported “Interfax” and “RIA Novosti” with reference to sources in law enforcement bodies of Petersburg.
According to the interlocutor of “Interfax”, with searches came to one of the shareholders of the Bank. The source of “RIA Novosti” reported that militiamen came to the places of residence and offices of people who took loans in the Bank “Taurica”.
The source of “RIA Novosti” said that the search was conducted jointly by staff of the economic police and UFSB across Petersburg and Leningrad region.
In February 2015 the Bank “Taurian” has ceased to make payments, then the Central Bank introduced a temporary administration. Later “Tavrichesky” was transferred to the rehabilitation Bank, the IFC, the main shareholder of which now is Mikhail Prokhorov.
In September in St. Petersburg is detained the former Chairman of the Board of Bank “Taurian” Sergey Somov and his former Deputy Dmitry Garkusha. Then it was reported that they are using forged documents of a legal entity LLC “Milan” has signed with the Bank credit agreements. As a result Bank account of a fictitious organization was perevedeno at least $6 million.
In April 2016, the FSB conducted the group ONEXIM Mikhail Prokhorov, including IFC, searches which, as later explained, the office was connected with the criminal case against financial institutions.