MOSCOW, April 28 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Khamovnichesky District Court has sentenced a former deputy president of Vneshprombank Yekaterina Glushakova to 6 years in jail for embezzlimg 33.6 billion rubles ($454 million), the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office reports.
The court has also granted a civil lawsuit filed by the Deposit Insurance Agency seeking to collect over 33.6 billion rubles from the defendant.
According to the court ruling, Glushakova was a member of an organized criminal group involving in embezzlement of funds of Vneshprombank whose license was revoked in 2016.
Investigators claimed that ex-Vneshprombank president Larisa Markus along with her brother Georgy Bedzhamov, who once co-owned the bank, created an organized crime group to siphon money from the bank. The group including Glushakova allegedly granted loans to sub-companies and did not refund money to Vneshprombank.