Moscow police ransack Auchan after FSB officer loses purse
The woman turned out to have taken the wrong cart in the store.
An FSB officer lost her purse with a business ID in an Auchan supermarket in Moscow’s Konkovo district. They called the police to look for the handbag, reports Life Shot.
Having realized that the handbag was missing, the woman turned to the store administration. After that, for 40 minutes, Auchan employees and the police were searching for it, looking through CCTV as well.
The handbag was found in one of the carts. It turned out that the FSB officer had taken another person’s cart by mistake. The property was returned to the owner.
The intel scandal involving Oleg Smolenkov, who had access to the Kremlin and possessed valuable information, has become a widely discussed topic. It was CNN who reported, citing sources in the CIA and Donald Trump administration, on the “informant” being evacuated from Russia in 2017. It turned out that for certain people in Russia, the spy’s disappearance was not a secret, while the Russian elite denied the fact of espionage in unison with the American one. The Smolenkov family was forced to leave their luxurious mansion in Virginia, and their current whereabouts are unknown. Smolenkov’s “patron,” Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation for the International Sector Yury Ushakov, continues to fulfill his duties. The CrimeRussia looked into the story of “exfiltration” of the top informant and the possible consequences of his work as an intelligencer.