Head of bank arrested on suspicion of embezzling 34,000 USD

Head of bank arrested on suspicion of embezzling 34,000 USD


The police arrested the head of the bank suspected of misappropriating 900 thousand UAH (almost 34 000 USD). he arrest took place in Lviv region. This was reported by the department of communication of the Lviv police.

"Employees of the Department of Economic Protection, together with the investigative police department of the Lviv region, under the procedural leadership of the regional prosecutor's office found that the 51-year-old head of the district department of one of the banks embezzled funds in the amount of 914,800 UAH in 2016-2018", reads the message.

It was established that the suspect, with the assistance of other employees of a financial institution, received customer payment cards, transferred money from deposits to their current accounts, after which she took out funds in parts and used them for her own needs.
The woman was informed about the suspicion of committing crimes under Part 3, 4, 5 of Article 191 of the Criminal Code ("Assignment, embezzlement of property or seizure of it abusing of official position"). The court chose a measure of restraint in the form of round-the-clock house arrest.

The suspect faces a sentence of imprisonment for a term of 7 to 12 years with deprivation of the right to hold certain posts or engage in certain activities and confiscation of property.
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