MOSCOW, May 17 (Itar-Tass) — Criminal cases have been opened in Moscow against two police officers for the theft of 12 million roubles from another person’s account at Raiffeisen Bank. The Russian Investigative Committee (SK) told Itar-Tass on Thursday that according to the investigation, on May 16, a police driver of a separate patrol police company of the Bibirevo police department Alexei Zorin at Raiffeisen Bank’s Voikovskaya office located on the Leningrad Highway, presenting a false passport and other documents withdrew from the account of another citizen more than 12 million roubles.
On the same day, Yuri Sushilin, a policeman of the same patrol post company, tried to withdraw 25 thousand euro from another person’s account in Raiffeisen Bank’s office in Cosmonauts Street, but was detained by the bank’s security officers.
A criminal case of fraud was opened against Zorin, and against Sushilin – a case of attempted fraud.
Former police officer-driver of the Bibirevo district police department Sergei Merzlikin, as well as natives of Georgia Georgy Bagdasarov and David Manukyan were also detained within this criminal case.
“The crime accomplices have now been detained, and the investigation is requesting the measure of restraint against all the suspects in the form of detention in custody,” the SK added.