Investigation of a probe into Prime Finance Bank President and his accomplices completed

The Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia finished investigation of a probe into Prime Finance Bank President Mikhail Tabunov and bank cashier Maya Alekseeva. They are accused of committing an offence under Part 4 of Article 160 of the Criminal Code of Russia (embezzlement on an especially large scale).

According to investigation, in 2016-2019 in St. Petersburg, cashier of a satellite office of Prime Finance Bank Alekseeva, being an inventory custodian, upon instructions of bank President Tabunov cashed out money she was responsible for to Tabunov and to other persons upon his instructions. In total, during the said period Alekseeva and Tabunov embezzled around 430 million rubles.

The property of the accused of total value of 685 million rubles has been arrested in order to ensure compensation of damage and payment of the fine imposed by court.

The investigators collected enough evidence for the criminal case to be transferred to the Prosecutor's Office for approval of an indictment and subsequent referral to court.