Former bailiff creates organized crime group and steals more than $ 37,000 from pensioners
Operatives detained two suspects, the third one was put on the wanted list.
In Pskov, a 36-year-old former employee of the Federal Bailiff Service (FSSP), together with young people of 22 and 23 of age, with the help of fake writs of execution, transferred from pensioners accounts than 2.5 million rubles ($ 37,000) to their own ones, after which the money was cashed out and spent. Two suspects were sent under house arrest, the third one was put on the wanted list, the ICR’s Investigative Directorate for the Pskov Region reports.
According to the investigators, in May 2018, the suspects stole about 1.8 million rubles ($ 27,000) of pension savings from a disabled person, and in July of the same year, 950,000 rubles from a disabled orphan ($ 14,000).
The investigators initiated a criminal case of fraud with embezzlement of money on large (part 3 of Article 159 CCRF) and especially large (part 4 of Article 159 CCRF) scale.