SocGen's Russia unit CEO charged with bribery

MOSCOW Thu May 16, 2013 11:46am EDT

MOSCOW May 16 (Reuters) - The head of Societe Generale's Russian unit Rosbank was formally charged with bribery on Thursday, a day after investigators released a film of him with cash piled on his office desk.

Vladimir Golubkov, who has run Rosbank since 2008, could go to jail for as long as seven years if convicted. His senior vice president, Tamara Polyanitsyna, was charged with being an accessory to the crime.

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