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Penza court sentences bank operator who stole 2.5 million rubles in gold bars

11:03 | 17.06.2015 | Incidents


Penza, 17 June 2015. PenzaNews. The Zheleznodorozhny area court of Penza announced a verdict on the case of theft of 1.8 kilograms of 999-fine gold bars for a total cost of 2,457,563 rubles from a commercial bank office.

“A woman who had been working as a head cash operations manager in the bank’s operation office was found guilty of the crime. It was established that she was intentionally taking gold bars from the bank vault while interacting with the items stored there from early June 2013 to the third decade of December 2014, after which she sold them to the bank in a process that involved the documents of her relatives, as well as to pawn shops in Penza,” an official representative of the Zheleznodorozhny area court informed PenzaNews agency.

He added that the characteristic of the woman provided by the Penza region Federal Security Service (FSB) department appeared to be completely accurate.

“The defendant fully confessed to the crime,” the speaker added.

According to him, the court found isolation to be the only suitable mean of correction for the woman and sentenced her to 3 years in a penal colony.

“The court partially settled the claim from the damaged party to fine the woman 4,205,358 rubles, ordering her to pay 2,246,250 rubles instead. The sentence for the claim has not yet entered into force,” the court representative said.

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