4 members of black bankers' OCG detained in Krasnodar region
The four detainees are suspected of money laundering via 60 dummy companies.
The press service of the MIA Main Directorate for the Krasnodar region reported the detention of four alleged members of a crime community, which had obtained 18 million rubles (310 thousand dollars) as a result of illegal banking activities.
It is also reported that OEBiPK (Department for Combating Economic Crimes) operatives of the regional Main Internal Affairs Directorate are carrying out a set of special investigation activities aimed at identifying and detaining other persons involved in the commission of the financial crimes.
According to the MIA, the suspects had registered over 60 dummy companies, through which they have been laundering funds for a commission interest.
According to the investigation, since December 2014, three men and one woman would create and purchase fictitious commercial organizations, acting as a group. Then they would open settlement accounts, over which they established control through using Klient-Bank system of document flow and payment management.
Criminal cases under Creation of a criminal community, Participation in a criminal community, and Illegal banking activity have been initiated against the persons detained.
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