• FCS has detected the illegal withdrawal of funds from Russia to 326 billion

  • 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.


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