According to the court decision, an arrest warrant was received for the ex-deputy chairman of the Central Bank of Russia – Korishchenko. At the moment, he was the head of the department at RANEPA. He was detained due to the embezzlement of more than 3 billion RUB of Investbank, by the way, of which Korishchenko was in the period since 2012. The arrest is authorized for 2 months.
Information was received, according to which, in accordance with the decision of the Tverskoy District Court, a satisfactory resolution was received on the request of the investigating authorities to apply a preventive measure in the form of Korishchenko’s detention. The specific term of the preventive measure is planned to be determined on August 16, 2021. This petition was granted by the court, and the second petition in relation to the businessman Palchun was upheld by the court. He was the second defendant in the case.
Earlier it was known that in the process of the ORD, officers of the authorities detained Korishchenko and IP Palchun. Both were immediately charged due to the attachment or embezzlement of funds on an especially large scale. According to preliminary information, the amount of waste is approximately RUB 3.2 billion.
For such a crime, you can get about 10 years in prison and a fine of up to 1 million RUB. The case is being investigated by the Investigative Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. No comments were received from the state authorities. The vice-rector of the university where Korishchenko worked declares that this crime has nothing to do with the official powers of the person involved in the educational institution.
Recall that Korishchenko is a domestic financier who, starting in 2002, for 6 years served as chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, and later was the head of Investbank. At the moment, he is the head of one of the departments at RANEPA.