Odessa: kingpin's nephew shot dead
At midnight on February 25, at the Suvorovsky district of Odessa, on the corner of the Bocharov Street and Dobrovolskogo Prospect a man was killed by gunfire, it became known from the Regional National Police Office of Ukraine.
According to preliminary information, the man was shot from a pistol of foreign production.
Internet newspaper Dumskaya reports with reference to its own source in law enforcement bodies that the victim is a previously convicted citizen, born in 1979, in the criminal circles known under the nickname Romashka. The edition reports that Romashka is the nephew of a kingpin. The name of the kingpin is not called. Information to be specified.
Law enforcement bodies of Ukraine in Odessa conduct operational-search activities.
Recall, according to Military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoly Matios, to August 2016 in Ukraine there were 120 thieves in law from all over the CIS. Ukraine, according to the Prosecutor, is a "comfortable environment for thieves because of inadequate legislation and poor law enforcement salaries, resulting in the state can't give them an adequate rebuff”.
However, Head of National Police Vadim Troyan wrote on his Facebook page in December that law enforcement officers expelled from the country 14 thieves in law. As the CrimeRussia previously reported, among them there are known in the criminal world Tengo Galsky, Dato Svan, Kursha and Tsrutsi.
Viktor Zakharchenko, who is accused of embezzlement of 4 million rubles (~70.000 USD) from the funds of the bank Moskovskoye Ipotechnoye Agentstvo (Moscow Mortgage Agency), was placed under house arrest.
Officer of the FSB in Moscow and the region Pyotr Koryugin participated in the extortion of 2 million rubles ($34.800) from an Azerbaijani citizen, and he warned a drug dealer about a forthcoming search for 300.000 rubles ($5200).