ST. PETERSBURG, February 18. /TASS/. Searches made by police in St. Petersburg offices of Raiffeisen Bank are related to the criminal case on illegal banking operations opened in November 2015, St. Petersburg Main Department of Interior told TASS on Thursday.
"An investigation team of St. Petersburg Central District Interior Department and economic police officers performed investigation and operating activities within the framework of the criminal case on illegal banking opened in November 2015," representative of the interior authorities said.
"Four individuals were identified, with charges brought against them in this criminal case," the police said.
Searches in two offices of Raiffeisen Bank in St. Petersburg were "related to seizure of customer documents," the press service of the bank said. "These investigation activities were exclusively associated with operations of individual companies - clients of the bank suspected in illegal activities," the press service added. The bank proactively cooperates with law enforcement agencies and "provides full assistance in providing required documents," the press service said.