11:49 / 03.03.2023

Employees of “Khalq Banki” branch in Syrdarya stole 3.9 billion soums in 3 years

The bank’s funds were embezzled by issuing forged documents. 

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Employees of the State Security Service in the Syrdarya region, together with specialists from the Internal Control, Audit and Compliance Department of “Khalq Banki” JSCB, revealed the fact of theft on a large scale in the Khavas branch of the bank, UzA reported

It turned out that during 2020-2023, bank employees embezzled 3 billion 828 million 400 thousand soums by issuing fake documents.

On this fact, a criminal case was initiated under article 167 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Theft by misappropriation or embezzlement), one of the responsible employees of the bank branch was taken into custody.