Your money is not mine. How bank employees rob customers
Dishonest bank employees who steal money from the workplace risk a long time behind bars. But still, for some, the lust for profit outweighs the fear of being caught. We talk about the crimes of bank employees.
Cashier Anna from Achinsk
The loud story of 31-year-old cashier-thief Anna Grigorieva from Achinsk (a city in 180 km from Krasnoyarsk) develops in a mysterious way.
Six months have passed since the moment she stole 23 million rubles from the bank, — and the money was never found. The country's richest cashier and her husband are in custody and awaiting trial.
Anna Grigoryeva, during interrogation, told investigators that she had given the stolen millions to extortionists who threatened her.
In December last year, cashier Anna Grigorieva disappeared along with 23 million rubles. She just took the money out of the safe and brought it out of the bank office in a shoe box.
The woman was in hiding for a week, she was put on the wanted list. But then she voluntarily came to the police, where she was arrested. Three days later, the wife — the investigation believes that he is also involved in the crime.
The reason for the cashier's act is still not clear. After all, she knew about the presence of a video surveillance system in the bank, but openly stole money from the safe and get off with a suspended sentence, and so she can "rattle" for 6-7 years.
Scotch tape stuck money to stomach
Then not passed the test of money and an employee of a Moscow bank Viktor Gadiev, who took out ;institutions 12 million rubles.
“An employee of the bank took two safe-bags with money from the conveyor belt and, putting them in the cart, went to the restroom, — told the details in Department of Information and Public Relations of the Main Directorate Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in Moscow. — There, he tried to attach cash to various parts of the body with an elastic bandage, but his attempt was unsuccessful. Then he returned to the workplace, took the tape and completed what he started, which allowed him to pass unnoticed through the security service and leave the bank premises. He carried out 12 million rubles».
The vigilant guards revealed the shortage. In the toilet, they found elastic bandages and the remains of adhesive tape, after which they sounded the alarm.
The thief was detained at the airport of the capital. He managed to spend part of the money, including on an expensive trip abroad. The detainee was taken into custody and confessed to the deed. As he told investigators, he was “tired and wanted to rest.”
Stealing from VIP clients
An unexpected twist happened in the case of money theft from clients in Vologda Oblast. A bank employee is accused of large-scale embezzlement of 348 million rubles from VIP clients.
For three years, a bank specialist managed VIP clients' money as if it were her own. An employee withdrew millions of accounts for her needs.
To prevent depositors from receiving notifications about the movement of money on accounts, the fraudster used electronic secure means.
A woman, using her managerial position, made it so that no one from the bank, except for her, could interact with wealthy clients.
But the most interesting thing is that the bank, in fact, shielded the violator. The official comment of the bank boils down to the fact that the woman only used other people's funds at her own discretion, placing them in investment funds, insurance companies and other financial instruments. According to the bank, and clients did not suffer, and the bank itself did not losses.
But the investigators have a different opinion: 71 premium clients are listed as victims, more than 150 witnesses have been questioned in the case, and 59 examinations have been conducted.
During a search in the banker's apartment, about 90 bank cards issued to the victims were found. The attacker compensated the damage for 217 million rubles, she is awaiting trial.
-satellite of Yekaterinburg) a pensioner became a victim of a dishonest bank employee. rubles a man noticed when he made purchases in a grocery store. He noted that his account had decreased significantly.
A bank statement was printed out for him, according to which the cardholder spent the money on purchases in online stores.
The 65-year-old pensioner never visited such sites, so he turned to law enforcement agencies.
The police quickly identified the suspect and detained her. She turned out to be an employee of the bank itself.
It turned out that the pensioner asked an employee of a financial organization to help him with the registration of the deposit. The girl advised to do the service through the bank's application — however, Grandpa only had a flip phone. Then the employee offered to use her smartphone, which she agreed to.
The bank employee got access to the pensioner's money. The girl did not simply transfer other people's money to her card. Instead, she spent it at online stores.
She has been prosecuted for theft from a bank account. The bank employee confessed and repented.
She faces up to six years in prison.
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