Ex-employees of Alfa Bank to stand trial on information disclosure charges
MOSCOW, May 7 (RAPSI) – A court in Russia’s Arkhangelsk will hear a case against two ex-employees of Alfa Bank charged with disclosure of information on accounts of the bank’s clients, according to a statement of the Prosecutor General’s Office.
Indictment has been already approved against the defendants, the statement reads.
According to investigators, from December 2018 to March 2019, the accused persons disclosed information on the amount of money deposited by certain clients on the bank accounts. Each of them received a 62,500-ruble (about $845) reward for these actions. The information was allegedly used further to make depositors’ passports and opening of banking cards aiding criminals to steal over 8.5 million rubles ($115,000) from the accounts of 3 customers.
A large-scale theft case was opened against people, who had stolen the funds, the prosecutors stated.