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Russian Sisters Rob Bank They Work at to Buy Ferrari

Maryam Dashayeva / VK

Two sisters in Moscow who worked for the state-owned Sberbank were arrested March 22 while attempting to buy a Ferrari with money stolen from their clients, the Kommersant newspaper reports.

Investigators claim that the women abused their privileged access to clients' accounts to pilfer over 40 million rubles ($693.000), by funneling the money through shell companies.

Both were arrested at a Moscow car dealership while attempting to purchase a 7 million ruble luxury sportscar, which was reportedly a long-time dream for one of the sisters. The women have been charged with large-scale fraud.

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