Bailiffs in Bashkiria collected debts using false documents

Bailiffs in Bashkiria collected debts using false documents

The damage from their criminal activity exceeded 20 million rubles ($338 thousand).

In Bashkortostan town, police officers detained participants of a criminal group. Among members of the gang there were acting and former staff of regional government of Federal Bailiffs Service of the Russian Federation. The press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports about it.

All detainees are accused of large scale swindle and office forgery, the representative of department, Irina Volk, said.

According to her, investigators revealed several illegal schemes of cashing in of money with the use of fictitious organizations and accounts of two regional departments of bailiffs.

According to preliminary data, the 38-year-old inhabitant of Chelyabinsk region, several residents of Ufa, as well as former and acting staff of Federal Bailiffs Service of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Bashkortostan entered the group.

It is established that the suspected have stolen 23 million rubles ($388 thousand) by granting false documents on collecting of salary through fictitious law firms. Besides, law enforcement officers prevented the attempt of embezzlement of 51 million rubles ($860 thousand).

Volk also added that police officers together with the staff of the Federal Security Service carried out searches at the place of residence of the suspects. Documentation, means of communication and office equipment were withdrawn. Expeditious maintenance of the brought criminal case continues.



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