Former chairman of Ergobank sentenced to 8 years in prisonStaff Writer |
The Tverskoy District Court of Moscow has sentenced ex-board chairman of Ergobank Vyacheslav Barmin to 8 years in a penal colony for embezzlement of 750 million rubles ($11.4 million), RAPSI correspondent reports from the courtroom.
The defendant denied wrongdoing and said that he took money to buy real estate for Ergobank
The court, however, found that there were no documents proving his version of events. Barmin later claimed that there was no money in repository anyway while his lawyer noted that some of the evidence against him was forged and some testimonies by witnesses were also false. ■
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