“Rain” announced the freezing of accounts of Russian Forbes publisher

Alexander Fedotov

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The account of the publisher of the Russian edition of Forbes magazine is blocked at the request of the tax service, he learned “Rain”. On company accounts, “As Rus Media”, the information channel may be about 30 million rubles.

At the request of the tax service frozen the accounts of the publisher of the Russian version of Forbes magazine, “As Rus Media”, a member of the media group ACMG Alexander Fedotov. About it reports TV channel “Rain” with reference to sources in the media market and in the banking sector.

As noted, “Rain”, the accounts were frozen on March 16. According to sources, the channel, in the accounts “As Rus Media” can be about 30 million rubles, the amount of the tax arrears to 5 million rbl. the Source “Rain” in the banking market underlines that the situation is not critical and can be “easily solved”.

The representative of the ACMG Oksana Maneluk RBC reported that on March 17 of debts on tax payments the company does.

The TV channel notices that this week of ACMG “one day” retired chief accountant of Love Valova, who worked in the company for over ten years. She Valova said the “Rain” that he resigned for personal reasons.

In 2015, the owner ACMG Alexander Fedotov bought the Russian subsidiary of German publishing house Axel Springe — ID Axel Springer Russia. The German company was forced to sell Russian unit after the entry into force of the law limiting foreign ownership in media to 20%. The source of RBC familiar with the terms of the transaction, was valued no more than $7 million ID Axel Springer Russia was renamed the ID “Al Rus Media”, and ACMG acquired the rights to publish the Russian version of Forbes, OK! Geo and Gala.

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