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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Media: the leader of the Taganka OPG calls the Chairman of the Central Bank “the godfather”


Bloomberg reported that report has been reviewed by the division of the Spanish police, civil guard, which contained statements about the relationship of current Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank Alexander Torshin with the Taganskaya criminal group, one of whose leaders, Alexander Romanov, now serving in Spain, the term for stealing € 1.6 million.

Alexander Torshin. Photos raznesi.info

According to the Agency, Torshin, during his tenure as Vice-speaker of the Federation Council instructed the representatives of organized crime groups, how to launder money through banks and real estate in Spain.

While Novels, previously the head of the Russian factory “the Crystal” and has stayed in our country a period of 3.5 years for money-laundering in especially large size, supposedly called Torshin a “godfather” and “boss”.

The ex-Senator told the news Agency that knows Romanova, however, their relationship was “purely social”. Last time someone congratulated him on his birthday in late 2013. Thus Torshin said that he knew Romanov still with 90-x years when he worked as a Chairman of the Central Bank (now it’s back to the post), and Novels occupied one of the lower positions.

Read about the work of Torshin’s Central Bank.

However, said Torshin, he is an officer and “cannot hide”. The official adds that his network of contacts is vast and refers even that is a National member of the arrow Association, which met with the son of the candidate in presidents of the United States Donald trump.

A senior Spanish official told Bloomberg that the authorities of the European countries are unlikely to pursue Torshin due to the fact that traditionally Russia is not cooperating in cases involving high-ranking officials.

The Agency also notes that one of the functions of the Central Bank is to combat money laundering and the withdrawal of Russia’s “dirty money”. The head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina explained the purpose Torshin in his current post “political acumen” of the Senator, which came in handy during the crisis of the end of 2014. The former Chairman of the Central Bank Sergey Aleksashenko has suggested that in his post Torshin is a creature of the FSB, but the secret service did not comment on these words of the economist.

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