Swindlers stole more than $1 mln from bank account in Almaty

Date: 05:50, 30-04-2014.

Almaty. April 30. KazTAG - Almaty police caught a group of swindlers who stole more than $1 mln from a client's account of one of second tier banks, reports the department of internal affairs.

"The  fraud was committed with help of one employee of the financial institution who took a managing post in the bank. The stolen sum - 1 million 108 thousand 500 dollars from personal account of one of the bank's depositors stolen in February this year," reads the message.

Five people were involved in the fraud.

"A head of the bank's department involved her acquaintance in the crime who came to the bank's department and withdrew money from the account under forged documents," reads the report.

"Another figure of the crime- a young woman who was a close friend of the organizer took measures in order the real holder of the account switched off his mobile phone in the time of fraud, and the bank's representatives had no chance to contact the client and check authenticity of the warrant," said Zhanbolat Ziadin, head of criminal police department.

Other 2 figures of the crime were identified later.

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