Sberbank employees were caught stealing from a VIP-client of 40 million rubles
Moscow. July 3. INTERFAX.RU — law enforcement Officers stopped the activities of a gang of crooks who stole about 40 million rubles from the account of the VIP-client of Sberbank in Saint-Petersburg, among the detainees are employees of the Bank, has reported “Interfax” informed source.
“Law enforcement officers in St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod detained nine members of a criminal group who committed the theft of large sums from the account of the VIP-client of Sberbank with the help of the transfer of customer funds in savings certificates”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, among the detainees are several employees of the Bank. “Detainees transferred about 40 million rubles from the personal account of the client in the savings certificates and tried to cash them at the Bank branches in Saint-Petersburg”, — said the source.
On this fact criminal case about fraud.
In turn, the press service of “Sberbank” confirmed information about the incident. “As a result of an internal investigation by the Bank’s security service had identified the suspects and initiated the appeal to law enforcement agencies. The participants in the fraudulent scheme were established, among them identified as employees of the Bank and third parties”, — said the press service.
They added that the suspects the officers were immediately fired, and the money in full returned to the client.