$1.600.000 seized from underground bankers in Dagestan and Moscow 

$1.600.000 seized from underground bankers in Dagestan and Moscow
The cash found and seized

A bank employee was one of the criminal group members.

The police conducted a special operation to capture underground bankers in cooperation with the Federal Security Service, the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported in a press release.

According to the spokeswoman Irina Volk, 14 searches have been conducted in Moscow and Dagestan,  with over 100 million rubles ($1.600.000) confiscated.

The criminal group had an estimated income of 10 million rubles, according to law enforcers. There is a bank employee in the criminal group, it is said.

A criminal case was opened against the detainees under Art. 172 of the Criminal Code (Illegal Banking Activity). Seven suspects were charged and had to sign a written undertaking not to leave the place.



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