Sberbank commented about the lawsuit in a U.S. court, defendants in which, in particular, is itself a credit institution and Chairman of the Board German Gref. Think there is a trial attempt of the former client “to evade responsibility”. About this video News Service Wednesday, January 25, the press service of the Bank.
“The Bank has information that [Sergey] Poimanov (former principal owner of the company for production of crushed stone “Pavlovskgranit” — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) does not leave attempts to evade responsibility, including criminal. The Bank’s lawyers must at all times act in accordance with the current legislation”, — said Sberbank.
Earlier on 25 January, the newspaper “Vedomosti” wrote that the PPF Management, registered in the us state of Delaware, has applied to the court for the southern district of new York with a demand to pay $ 500 million for material and $ 250 million for moral damages for the loss of control over the “Pavlovskgranit”. The defendants are Sberbank, Herman Gref, “Sberbank capital” and its CEO Ashot Khachaturyants, “neo Centre” and its Vice-President Oleg Gref, co-owner of the National nonmetallic company (NNK) Yuri Zhukov and a number of individuals and legal entities.
According to the plaintiff, the above-mentioned persons were in collusion “with the aim of raider capture” of the company, which in 2008 was credited to the savings Bank. With 2009, the company was unable to service the debt, and as a result Poymanov lost property.