17:14 / 06.08.2022
Ipoteka Bank branch manager detained in Surkhandarya while taking a bribe

He extorted money from an entrepreneur who asked for a loan from the bank.

During an operational event held in Surkhandarya region, the manager of one of the Ipoteka Bank branches was detained.

According to the Department for Combating Economic Crimes under the Prosecutor General’s Office, he demanded 10 million soums from an entrepreneur who asked for a loan of 500 million soums for the repair of a production workshop building in the Shurchi district.

At the time of receiving the money, the bank official was detained.

On this fact, a criminal case has been initiated under articles 168 (Fraud) and 211 (Bribery) of the Criminal Code, an investigation is underway.

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