Markus Larisa

Larisa Ivanovna Markus (born November 14, 1957), sister of businessman Georgy Bedzhamov. In 1980 she graduated from the Moscow Technological Institute of the Food Industry. 

In 1994, she participated in the creation of Vneshprombank, as its shareholder and permanent president. Vneshprombank received a serious impulse for development by winning a tender for servicing Transneft in 2009. After that, despite the crisis, the bank entered the top hundred, and in 2013 - the top 50 in terms of assets of Russian banks. Since 2006, Marcus had been the president of the bank. 

In December 2015, Larisa Markus was detained on charges of fraud in the investigation of the cases of withdrawal of funds and bankruptcy of Vneshprombank, which became the largest in the latest banking history of Russia: its financial "hole" amounted to more than 210 billion rubles. According to the investigation, the top managers of the bank created an organized criminal group to steal 932.1 million rubles. Larisa Markus was sentenced to 9 years in prison.

Bedzhamov taxied bobsledders in Liechtenstein


Liechtenstein authorities are investigating the ex-owner of Vneshprombank and his sister. Their bank accounts received $ 143 million, including from the Russian Bobsleigh Federation.

Russian Central Bank will lower the Iron Curtain


Dishonest financiers will be prevented from leaving Russia.

Bedzhamov took Mintz's billions to Monaco


O1 group is left without credit and without savings.

Georgy Bedzhamov is double requested


Monaco refused to extradite him, and now it is up to the UK to decide. 

Nowhere to run


President of Vneshprombank, Larisa Markus, pleaded guilty for embezzling 6 billion and is ready to make a deal with the investigation.

Capital holes


Up to half of Russian banks draw up fictitious assets for themselves.

Secret dossier of Dmitry Rybolovlev


Ex-owner of Uralkali in Monaco carves up the inheritance of Bedzhamov, the fugitive head of Vneshprombank; envoy Trutnev is involved into this affair.

A1 representatives will search for Vneshprombank assets and owners


They can get 10% of the returned assets.

Yachts, palaces and offshore companies of the Tokarev-Bolotov clan in the European Union


The head of Transneft Nikolay Tokarev and his clan are investing billions of stolen dollars into the western offshore companies and real estate.  

Gold deposits in Vneshprombank's case


Valuables and documents for real estate have been seized from the trusteed of the ex-heads of the bank. 

Fraud at the expense of VIP-clients: how the Vneshprombank pyramid collapsed


The amount of claims to Vneshprombank reached 215 billion rubles, as estimated the DIA. In January, the bank lost its license, its co-owners Georgy Bedzhamov and Larisa Marcus were brought to custody. How the pyramid was built and why did it collapse?

Bedzhamov's flotilla: Forbes found the Vneshprombank shareholder's yachts


One of the yachts belonging to the President of the Russian Federation of Bobsleigh, who fled to Monaco, could cost him $73 million

Vneshprombank: reasons for the collapse of one of the largest Russian banks


Why collapsed the bank serving the state-owned companies, state managers and officials.

Non-combat losses: the money of Sergey Shoygu's wife got stuck in Vneshprombank


Telatives of high-ranking officials turned up to be among the VIP-depositors of the troubled bank.

Siege of Vneshprombank: the bank is looking for new investors


The bank, established due to the former manager of Menatep Alexander Zurabov and Artur Chilingarov's son, is disconnected from the bank payment system (BESP) and tries to find the money to replenish capital.