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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Central Bank said charges with mob ties of his Chairman Torshin


The press service of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation denies the connection, the Deputy Chairman of the organization Alexander Torshin with the Taganskaya criminal group, about the possible existence of which, citing a report by the Spanish civil guard (units of the local police) told Bloomberg.


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According to the press service, which quoted RBC, representatives of law enforcement bodies of Spain have not tried to contact the Central Bank. The data series reported by the Agency, indeed, figured in the trial of the leader of the Tagansky gang Alexander Romanov, who in June was convicted in Spain for laundering € 1.6 million.

However, as emphasized in the Bank, “as far as they know,” Torshin’s name was not mentioned in the final court, and therefore no reason to accuse the Chairman of the Central Bank in or not.

Recall that, according to Bloomberg, the representative of the civil guard reported that Spain has no plans to turn to Russia for the figure Torshin due to the fact that the domestic authorities never cooperate on accusations against high-ranking officials.

While Novels, according to Bloomberg, allegedly said that Torshin during his tenure as Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council instructed the gang members about methods of money laundering through Spain, and the Novels allegedly called him “boss” and “godfather”.

Read about the allegations Torshin.

Torshin confirmed his familiarity with the perpetrator (Romanov, who previously worked in the Central Bank and head of the plant “Crystal” in the beginning of zero has yet to serve his term in Russia), however, noted that not to communicate with him since the end of 2013, when he congratulated happy birthday. Earlier, back in the 90’s, Torshin knew Romanov at work in the CBA, where he was on lower positions.

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