Top managers of Suvar development detained as part of Tatfondbank investigation

The Tatarstan Republic Office of the Investigative Committee continues criminal proceedings against president of PAO Tatfondbank a public corporation, member of the Tatarstan State Council Robert Musin, 52, suspected of fraud on a very large scale under Part 4 of Article 159 of the RF Penal Code.

CEO of OOO Suvar Development Andrei Mochalov and finance director of the company Denis Semyonov have been detained as suspects. On 18 March 2017, a court ruled to place the two men under house arrest, while Musin stays in custody and another of the accused, former first vice-president of the bank Famil Nasyrov is also under house arrest.

According to a preliminary version, in August 2016, in order to get a loan and then steal the money, employees of Tatfondbank filed with the Central Bank of Russia false information that they had highly liquid assets ensured by loan contracts with other companies. The 3 billion rubles of the loan was then transferred to settlement accounts of Tatfondbank’s affiliated organizations.

At present necessary investigative operations are underway to find out all the circumstances of the crime. The investigation is ongoing.