Caucasians earned more than 47 million rubles on money laundering in Moscow
Employees of the Metropolitan Police arrested 9 members of the organized crime group engaged in illegal banking activity.
The police arrested 9 natives of the North Caucasus Federal District, members of an organized criminal group, engaged in illegal banking activity in Moscow.
Swindlers encashed funds of organizations and individual entrepreneurs for a fee. According to preliminary estimates of law enforcement agency, the revenue of bankers exceeded 47 million rubles. A criminal case was opened under Art. 172 of the Criminal Code (Illegal Banking Activity).
Police officers conducted 24 searches in the capital and its suburbs, during which they seized more than 100 stamps of legal entities, as well as more than 12 million rubles, 130 thousand dollars and 70 thousand euros. Some members of the group were armed with traumatic weapons. Currently, law enforcement officers establish identities of other members of the gang.
Billionaires Yuri Milner, Sergei Galitsky and Pavel Durov are on the top the list. The rating also includes two women — Tatyana Bakalchuk, the founder of the Wilberries online store, and Natalia Fileva, the owner of Siberia and Globus airlines.