Detained a top Manager of Tatfondbank

Employees of the main investigation Department of the MIA for the Republic of Tatarstan detained the Deputy Chairman of the Board Tatfondbank, reported on Thursday, February 9, at the Agency’s website.

Police the name of the detainee is not called, however, the “Interfax” reports that it is likely about Vadim Merzlyakov.

We are talking about the embezzlement of funds transferred into trust management of OOO IK TFB Finance”, “daughter” of the Bank. The amount of damage, according to preliminary calculations, is estimated at more than 90 million rubles.

On 11 January, Russian media reported that two thousand depositors of Tatfondbank fraudulently turned into clients of its affiliated investment company. Now their funds are not subject to insurance reimbursement.

The substitution was discovered after the introduction of the Central Bank provisional administration to the credit institution December 15, 2016. Payments to depositors of the Bank began on December 26. At this time in the framework of the application for reimbursement of funds clients “TFB-Finance” and learned that are not customers of Tatfondbank.

13 Dec Tatfondbank has suspended settlement and cash servicing of clients. A day earlier, the organization has introduced a limit on withdrawals in ATMs of cash in the amount of 15 thousand rubles a day due to increased demand for early closure of deposits.