• 15/04/2024 07:28

Former bank employee defrauded 86 million from VIP clients

In Kyiv, a criminal was exposed who posed as a bank employee and embezzled almost 86 million hryvnia from VIP clients. This was reported by the press service of the Kiev City Prosecutor's Office.

A former bank employee lured 86 million from VIP clients

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38-year-old Kiev resident, former The bank manager for working with VIP clients lured funds from citizens, promising high income, and embezzled them.

After her dismissal from the bank, the woman decided to use the trust of clients in her favor. And to avoid suspicion, the fraudster rented premises under a real bank branch and hid information about her dismissal. There, the woman asked clients to borrow money at interest.

She undertook to return the funds as soon as possible, and to be convincing, she wrote a receipt. However, after receiving the money, she turned off the phone and disappeared.

The fraudster told one of the clients that she needed money to supposedly increase the working capital of her business related to currency exchange, and received almost 32 million UAH from him.

The woman explained to another client that she needed the money to purchase real estate and received more than 54 million UAH.

The defendant was announced on suspicion of Part 4 Art. 190 (Fraud) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

The woman decided to avoid court hearings and hide from the investigation, but was detained. The court has already chosen a preventive measure for the suspect: detention with the alternative of posting bail in the amount of 30 million hryvnia.


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