As it became known to Kommersant, the Tver District Court of Moscow sent former top managers of the Investbank Sergey Mendeleev, Sergey Zaitsev and Grigory Yusufov to the pre-trial detention center. Another former head of this lending institution - Vladimir Gezin, who pleaded guilty to the alleged crime, was under house arrest. All of them are accused of embezzling 3.2 billion rubles from the bank. by issuing obviously bad loans.
All four persons involved in the criminal case under investigation by the Investigative Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs under part 4 of Art. 160 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (embezzlement or embezzlement), employees of the GUEBiPK detained on February 20. The former owner of the Investment Bank Sergey Mendeleev was taken in his own country house on Rublevka, and the former vice-president Grigory Yusufov and members of the supervisory board of Sergey Zaitsev and Vladimir Gezin for places of residence in Moscow.
As follows from the case file, the organizer of the criminal group is Mr. Mendeleev, who "developed the theft mechanism."
Its essence was to issue loans “without their subsequent repayment” to “one-day” firms controlled by the ex-financier. The rest of the fraud participants were responsible at Investbank, some for the credit unit, some for the selection of corporate clients and investment projects. One way or another, according to the investigation, they were all involved in a criminal scheme and took an active part in the thefts. It should be noted that Olga Borgardt, the deputy chairman of the bank’s board, who also concluded fictitious credit agreements, also took part in illegal activities.
Among the recipients 3.2 billion rubles. there are nine LLCs: Dirs Stroy, UltraStroy, Stroy Mont, Fincomaktiv and others. As the investigation established, they received loans from March 30 to August 15, 2012.
Note that only one of the accused pleaded guilty to the incriminated act - Vladimir Gezin.
His Tverskoy District Court of Moscow sent under house arrest. And the remaining defendants-in jail. As follows from the investigator’s petition, the accused can hide from the preliminary investigation bodies, put pressure on witnesses, have property abroad, and some tried to obtain foreign citizenship.