69 cases of money laundering uncovered in Ural Federal District in 2013

March 28, 2014. 69 instances of money (and other types of assets) laundering were uncovered in Ural Federal District in 2013, Russia’s Deputy General Public Prosecutor in Ural Federal District Yuri Ponomarev said at an interdepartmental committee meeting in Yekaterinburg.

’32 criminal lawsuits were instituted directly on the basis of dossiers supplied by Rosfinmonitoring; the charges are based on Articles 174 and 174.1 of the Russian Federation Criminal Code. Following decrees issued by public prosecutors, Rosfinmonitoring took legal action against 133 people, with charges based on Article 15.27 of the Russian Federation Administrative Offense Code (Non-compliance with the legal requirements on countering money-laundering activity and terrorist financing,’ says the press service of Ural Federal District division of the General Public Prosecutor’s office.

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