The Federal customs service (FCS) from 1 January 2016 to 31 March of the current year revealed the illegal withdrawal of funds from Russia to 326 billion. On Wednesday, may 17 reports Rambler News Service with reference to the press service of the Ministry.
According to the FCS, from 2013 to 2015, the withdrawal of capital from the country reached 1.2 trillion rubles. Illegal transfer of funds to accounts of non-residents in the first quarter of 2017 amounted to 2.7 billion rubles.
In addition, FCS revealed the illegal movement across the customs border of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU) or through the border of Russia with the countries — members of the Customs Union of goods was 9.6 billion.
In March, The Guardian wrote that almost 740 million dollars passed through 17 leading banks in the UK in the framework of the international scheme to launder money from Russia.
In February, the newspaper "Kommersant" reported about the emergence in Russia of "protected by law" the money laundering scheme, a key part of which is the Federal service of bailiffs.
In July 2016, a former employee of the anti-corruption Agency of Moldova told, that through the commercial banks of the Republic have been washed more than 23 billion dollars of the Russian origin.
According to the Bank, the net outflow of capital from Russia in the past year fell almost four times and amounted to 15.4 billion dollars.
The ruble, which fell against the dollar to the lowest level since February, has become the most rapidly depreciating currencies of developing countries against the background of falling oil prices, writes The Financial Times. The impact of this negative trend could spread to other regional currencies, experts say.
Russian President Vladimir Putin made a remark to Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov during his report on payments to victims of emergencies. The Finance Minister said that the money is transferred immediately. "Immediately it is impossible", — said the head of state.
Sberbank and VTB said that their ATMs are protected from counterfeit money. The device issuing banknotes, equipped with modern bill acceptors, the software is updated regularly, to assure credit institutions. A day earlier, the Bank of Russia reported growth of lending volume of fakes from ATMs.
New Zealand tennis player Alex hunt, who plays with a prosthetic arm, scored the first points in the rating of Association of tennis professionals (ATP). In the first round of the tournament series "Futures", held on the island of GUAM (USA), the athlete with the score 6:0, 6:0 defeated 18-year-old American Christopher Cadigan.
Online shopping platform Farfetch signed an agreement with Chinese retailer JD.com. Cooperation involves logistics, commercial and technological aspects, resources of social media, including WeChat, as well as expertise Farfetch effective interaction with global leaders of the fashion industry.
The head of the European Council Donald Tusk made the abolition of Brexit (a British exit from the EU), despite for this reason the negotiations. According to Tusk, the EU was created on dreams that seemed impossible. Therefore, if you cancel Brexit could wish for, and Tusk is not alone in this.