Alfa Bank asked to check Mikhail Abyzov's company on fraud

According to RBC, the creditors of Mikhail Abyzov's E4 Group decided not to limit themselves to claims for recovery of debt and recognition of the company's bankrupcy; now they are initiaing a criminal case.
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Statement in GUBEP on the company's management on suspicion of fraud filed Alfa Bank.

The fact that Alfa Bank has filed an application to the General Directorate of Economic Security and Anti-Corruption (GUBEP) Ministry of Internal Affairs, RBC said one of the E4 creditors.
A law enforcement source confirmed that such an application is received and it is being checked. Thus, the bank's representatives are trying to find out whether the actions of management of the Group E4 signs of illegal activities (fraud) in the field of lending, he added. Decision on the results of the audit, according to RBC interlocutor, will be made in late February.

A source at Alfa Bank confirmed the submission of the application, giving details of th e prokomment. Press-service of the bank does not comment on this subject.

E4 representative told RBC that the group carries on with Alfa Bank, the most "difficult" to his partner, negotiations on debt restructuring. "The company believes that under current conditions it is always possible to find a mutually acceptable solution. The parties must find common solutions in the negotiations or pazreshat disputes in court ", - he said. According to him, the law enforcement agencies in the E4 is not accessed, the company believes that there is no reason for this.

Abyzova only representative recalled that the during the transition to the civil service (in 2012 Abizov holds the post of Minister for "open government") has transferred all of the assets in trust, and does not comment on their current state.

Lenders began to plead with E4 in late 2014. The total debt of the company on December 31, 2013 amounted to more than 31 billion rubles. (Data SPARK-Interfax, more recent data are not available), and much of it was short.

Alfa-Bank group has 10.9 billion rubles., Of which 5.65 billion rubles. - Loans and 5.2 billion rubles. was granted in the form of bank guarantees, said a source close to the bank. By the end of 2014 the total amount of Alfa-Bank claims to E4 exceeded 6 billion rubles. The Group also has to Sberbank 4 billion rubles. (Data "Kommersant"), of which the court filed claims 2.74 billion rubles. Among the creditors are also called "Globex" (about 2 billion rubles., The court has not yet applied), BIN (192 mln.), Bank & laquo;. Russia ", etc. However, with the bank" Russia "group settled the relationship at the end of 2014, the Bank transferred a stake in one of its assets. This is a 63.99% stake in the company "Elektrotsentromontazh" (it remains at E4 6%).

In addition to banks, claims against the company began to show customers. The first to give up its services decided to "Inter RAO", for which the E4 built combined-cycle unit at the Perm GRES. General contractor violated the turnaround time of more than eight months, explained the representative of the "Inter RAO". The company terminated the contract and demanded the return of the advance E4 (its size is not disclosed).

Contractor was dissatisfied and "daughter" of "Gazpromenergoholding" OGK-2, which has already filed lawsuits to E4 in excess of 1 billion rubles. E4 reported that her "daughter" of "E4-Tsentrenergomontazh" suspended work at the Serov GRES OGK-2 (the cost of the contract for the construction of the new unit was 17.8 billion rubles.).

In the production of the Moscow Arbitration Court also in bankruptcy proceedings against E4. The first such request in October 2014but the court turned the company "EMA". It is seeking another seven creditors, one of the last application to intervene shall be submitted by January 15 "Atomstroyenergo" said RBC lawyer representing the interests of the enterprise.

According to the article "fraud lending" (. Article 159.1 of the Criminal Code) may be involved individuals (regardless of position); the offense is that the person or organization taking credit, not originally intending to return it, says lawyer Vadim Klyuvgant. The maximum penalty under Article 159.1 - 10 years in prison and a fine up to 1 million rubles. Such methods of resolving disputes with debtors are many big banks, adds the lawyer.