SBU catches the top manager of Oschadbank state bank on stealing money
Officers of the SBU Main Directorate of Counter-Intelligence Protection of the State's Economic Interests together with the Prosecutor's Office in the framework of a complex of measures to protect critical infrastructure in the banking sector revealed the top-manager of JSC “Oschadbank” who was stealing money from the state institution.
SBU operatives found that the official systematically carried out illegal transactions of Oschadbank government bonds. The actions of the top manager resulted in UAH 16.7 million (over USD 630,000) losses to the bank, experts estimate.
The banker was served a notice of suspicion in committing the crime stipulated by Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Measure of restraint in the form of house arrest with 24/7 electronic tagging was enforced by the court. The court also issued a separate decision on removal of the official from the position.
Pre-trial investigation is under way.
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