A Ukrainian court has refused to arrest former head of Bank “trust”

Ex-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank “the trust” Ilya Yurov

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A court in Kyiv region has rejected the request of the Prosecutor on the provisional arrest of the former Chairman of the Board of Directors passed on sanitation of Bank “the trust” Ilya Yurov, according to “Obozrevatel”. Russia had declared him wanted by Interpol

A request for provisional arrest of Russian banker Ilya Yurov in Boryspil court of Kyiv region Prosecutor’s office appealed. In the end, as the correspondent of Ukrainian newspaper “Obozrevatel”, judge Vitaly Zhuravsky made a decision not to elect a measure of restraint.

The decision in the court explained the inability to “confirm the identity of Ilya Yurov”, writes “Obozrevatel”. The publication says that the number of his Cypriot passport does not match the number specified in the search card of Interpol.

The judge explained that the decision had not yet come into force, Yurov can’t leave the Ukraine.

About the detention Yurova, of which Russia is suspected of fraudulent withdrawal of trust Bank accounts of offshore companies in Cyprus, the day before reported the same Browser, information confirmed the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine” with reference to Deputy head of the State border service of Ukraine Oleg Slobodyan. He clarified that the banker was arrested on Sunday in the airport Boryspil “on behalf of Interpol.”

“Observer” wrote that Yurov arrived to Kiev for personal reasons from London, where he lives in 2014, when the Bank “trust” the problems started. The publication reported that Yurov at passport control, showed the passport of the citizen of Cyprus, was detained by the interior Ministry and contains in a temporary detention center in the city of White Church.

He Yurov, which the day before managed to contact the Russian “Vedomosti” said that he is in Kyiv, “not in prison and not at the airport,” a friend of the banker clarified that Yurov was the “incident at the entrance to Ukraine”.

The Bank “trust”, which was headed by Yurov, faced with the outflow of funds from deposits and from December 22, 2014 is the reorganization undertaken by the Bank “FC Opening” (later became the motels “OTKRITIE holding”). In April 2015, the Ministry of internal Affairs brought criminal case about swindle in especially large size (article 159 of the criminal code) against the former managers of the Bank “trust”. In addition Yurova defendants were his partners Nikolai Fetisov and Sergey Belyaev.

In December 2015, the Tver court of Moscow sanctioned the arrest in absentia Yurova, Fetisov and Belyaev. Yurov was declared in the international search. “Kommersant” with reference to sources wrote that the former co-owners of “Trust” was living in the UK and Australia.

According to the investigation, from 2012 to 2014, Yurov, Fetisov and Belyaev signed a fictitious loan agreements and loan agreements, under which customers ‘ money was deduced from Bank controlled by the management of “Trust” offshore company. As a recipient of money called, in particular, TIB Investments Limited, owned by Uravu, Belyaev and Fetisov. Interior Ministry investigators believe that former executives of the Bank transferred to Cyprus of € 7.05 billion and $118.3 million, then the money was in the accounts controlled by individuals and legal entities.

Wednesday, November 23, the press service of the Prosecutor General of Russia reported that the Ministry is preparing the extradition request Yurova.

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