Putin spoke about prevented the withdrawal of Russia 50 billion rubles :: Policy :: RBC

We are talking about the withdrawal of funds on the basis of improper judgment, said at a meeting with the President the head of Rosfinmonitoring

Yuri Chikhanchin

(Photo: Alexei Druzhinin / TASS)

Rosfinmonitoring stopped the withdrawal of Russia abroad about 50 billion rubles. the head of the Minister Yuri Chikhanchin briefed the President Vladimir Putin. Transcript of the meeting published on the Kremlin website.

“We were able to suspend [output] somewhere around 50 billion rubles due to the joint interaction with the team [President of the Supreme court Vyacheslav Lebedev, that is, after the court has confirmed that the money is fake”, — said Chikhanchin. He explained that we are talking about the use of judicial authorities in the attempt to withdraw money. “We managed to prevent an attempt through judicial decisions to withdraw money abroad”, — he explained. Chikhanchin said that the use of the judiciary to such crimes has become “the most serious issue” that was discussed in the interagency Commission on combating legalization (laundering) of proceeds from crime, financing of terrorism and financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

When it was attempted withdrawal and who have implemented it, the head of Rosfinmonitoring said.

Yuri Chikhanchin also informed the President about the preparation and approval of national risk assessments in the field of money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism. The head of Rosfinmonitoring specified that the allocated total of five “zones of attention”: the credit and financial sphere, corruption, drug trafficking, illegal use of budget funds and the financing of terrorism.

In 2017, according to the Central Bank of Russia was illegally withdrawn 78 billion rubles Such data in February was voiced by the Deputy head of the Bank of Russia Dmitry Skobelkin. According to him, this amount is 2.4 times less than the similar indicator for the year 2016.

Then the representative of the Governor also announced the increase in the volume of withdrawal of funds through small and micro-businesses. “Used by a large number of companies with turnovers from 3 million to 30-50 million rubles,” — said Skobelkin.

Rosfinmonitoring last year stopped the work of more than 20 “grounds” maintenance of the shadow of financial transactions reported by TASS. The total amount of funds identified as a result of the activities of these “sites” exceeded RUB 80 billion In dubious operations were involved at least 17 banks that last year they were deprived of licenses.

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