“By order... the Bank of Russia revoked the license to carry out banking operations from the credit organization QIWI Bank (joint stock company), QIWI Bank (JSC) (reg. No. 2241, Moscow),” the regulator said in a statement.

Among the reasons for this decision, the Central Bank noted the bank’s violation of federal laws, due to which various measures have been taken against the credit institution over the past year. In addition, it is clarified that QIWI Bank has repeatedly violated the requirements of legislation in the field of combating the legalization (laundering) of proceeds from crime and the financing of terrorism.

General Director of the investment company "Dialot", Chairman of the Commission on Financial Markets of the MGO "Supports of Russia" Egor Diashov previously told how scammers deceive their victims using investment applications.