Eurotrust depositors' money have been traced to the co-owner

The case on embezzlement of 3.5 billion rubles in the bank is finished
As the "Kommersant", the investigative department of the Interior Ministry has completed the investigation into the theft of 3.5 billion rubles. the depositors of the bankrupt bank "Eurotrust". The organizers of the crime investigation considers the co-owner "Eurotrust," former Russian Banks Association Committee chairman Andrei Rat, as well as the ex-chairman of the board of the credit institution Peter Zhurina.

At the final stage of the investigation the prosecution two main persons involved in the case was increased. Initially, the rat Andrew and Peter Jurin was charged with fraud on a large scale (ch. 4 v. 159UK RF), now they are charged also in the organization of embezzlement (ch. 3 v. 33 and v. 4, Art. 160 of the Criminal Code).

Lawyers Andrei Rat confirmed "Kommersant" that the investigation into their client is finished and they have begun to familiarize with the materials of the investigation. In this state its position in relation to the plot of the charges they refused.

As previously reported by "Kommersant", an investigation into the management of "Eurotrust" began in the summer of 2014, after the police asked the Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA). Kafollowed application of DIA, as a result of the bank's audit carried out after the revocation of his license last spring, members of the agency concluded that because of the credit institution were withdrawn liquid assets worth at least 3.4 billion rubles. It is worth noting that the largest creditor "Eurotrust" was OJSC "Uralkali", which is placed at the bank's annual deposit in the amount of $ 34,070,000. December 31, 2013 "Eurotrust" had to transfer the $ 35 million depositors, but is limited to payments in the amount of $ 930 thousand ., then the payments stopped.

The scheme to withdraw funds from the "Eurotrust" on the eve of its bankruptcy, according to investigators, was multistage. In the first stage, the bank concluded bogus contracts with a little-known company Omega "" "Investment and Finance Company". According to them, the bank had to buy the bonds of an internal loan of a number of Russian regions of Russia -. Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod regions, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Moscow, etc. Then, on paper, have IFC "Omega" bought in "Eurotrust" these securities, but with the obligation their subsequent returnBank foreclosure. Soon, a credit institution under the guise of an advance paid by the company future purchase 3.5 billion rubles bonds. However, investigators have come to the conclusion that all the transactions were bogus - no real bond partners to each other is not provided. Meanwhile, having received from the bank's money, IFC part of the funds listed companies affiliated with it, who put them in a variety of liquid assets - promissory notes of Russian state-owned banks, real estate, etc. And about 1 billion rubles... was first translated into the Cypriot bank FBME, in respect of which the central bank of that country has entered external administration in connection with the investigation of large-scale money laundering, and then - in the offshore Epiadge Management Inc. The owner of the companies that received money through the IPA, the investigation said the former co-owner "Eurotrust" Andrei Rat.

It is worth noting that Mr. Krysin was very influential figure in financial circles. He was not only a co-owner and president of "Eurotrust", but also led the Association of Russian Banks Board (ARB) on mortgage lending, was a member of the ARB Board and until his arrest served as presAtelier Commission to work with the state authorities of the Russian Union of taxpayers.

Andrei Rat arrested September 17, 2014. At the same time about one hundred police raided the bank and residence defendants in the investigation, including Mr. Rat mansion Nicholas Assumption. The next day, the banker has been arrested, and September 25, 2014 he and former Chairman of the Board Peter Jurin charged with especially large-scale fraud.

As a partner in crime in the case are the head of "Omega" Ilya Sizov, and former deputy chairman of "Eurotrust" Olga Bocharov and head of the securities department Alexander Esakov. Unlike a credit institution ex-executives who categorically denied guilt, they cooperated with the investigation.