Note that the Stella Bank bankruptcy was accompanied by scandals. So, in June 2017, the temporary administration of the bank found that one day before a financial organization’s bankruptcy one of the VIP clients withdrew € 65.6 thousand from the account. Victor Anpilogov turned out to be this customer position of deputy plenipotentiary representative of the president of the Russian Federation in the Southern Federal District). He was not the only VIP client of the bank, who managed to withdraw funds literally on the eve of bankruptcy.
More than a dozen individuals, among whom was the former owner of a financial organization Konstantin Averin, in March — April 2016, more than 175 million rubles were withdrawn from Stella Bank accounts. The work of the temporary administration of the bankrupt bank immediately led to the initiation of a number of criminal cases. So, in July 2016, the court sentenced the acting director of the bank, Oleg Petrov (took office on the day the license was withdrawn from the organization) to two and a half years in prison for particularly large-scale fraud.