GPU filed charges against a liquidator of Bank “European”, which caused the DGF 71 million USD damage

ГПУ направила в суд обвинение ликвидатору банка "Европейский", который нанес ФГВФЛ 71 млн грн ущерба

The General Prosecutor’s office approved and submitted to the court indictment in respect of the liquidator of Bank “European” on the fact of appropriation of funds, paid by the Fund for guaranteeing deposits of natural persons as compensations to depositors. About it reports a press-service GPU.

In December 2009, by prior agreement with the owner of the Bank and other persons, the liquidator was made and sent to the DGF lists, which was made deliberately false information 724 on the right of depositors to guaranteed compensation of more than 108 million USD.

“On the basis of these documents 472 depositors Fund was arbitrarily transferred and paid out guaranteed compensations for a total of almost 71 million USD, which took possession of these persons”, – is told in the message.

Other depositors funds totaling almost 37 million UAH were transferred in connection with the termination of criminal activity of SBU.

Pre-trial investigation was carried out the Main investigation Department of the security Service of Ukraine. The Deposit guarantee Fund of individuals filed a lawsuit for damages caused by the crime.

Related news: the Deposit guarantee Fund claims on criminal offences of the management of the Bank “Khreschatyk”

The decision to revoke the banking license and liquidation 21.08.2009 with joint stock commercial Bank “European” was adopted by the resolution of Board of National Bank of Ukraine dated 19.08.2009 №489. The liquidator of Bank “European” was assigned to the physical person – an independent expert (under the contract with the NBU) Igor Avseenko.

Decree No. 728 dated 07.12.2009, the NBU changed the liquidator of the Bank and appointed instead of Igor, Evseenko independent expert Elena Levchenko.