Policemen used kids to blackmail pedophiles
In Moscow police officers have been arrested for covering brothels for pedophiles.
Among the detained is the Head of the Criminal Investigation of one of Moscow police departments. They are suspected of protection racket of brothels with children, said the TASS, citing sources in Moscow’s law enforcement bodies.
According to the source, the law enforcers lured pedophiles, involving underage boys, and then demanded money from the criminals to avoid opening a criminal case. The Interfax reported that for sexual services the officers would hire people online, including teens.
8 people have been arrested including three civilians, three current policemen and two former policemen. The Life, however, reported about 11 detainees. Among them are employees of the Ivanovskoye Department of Internal Affairs in the Eastern Federal District, where a network of brothels was found.
"On October, 1 the investigator intends to go to court with the petition to remand the defendants in custody", the spokesman said.
At the moment, the policemen are charged with Creation of a Criminal Community and Participation Therein (Article 210 of the Criminal Code).
The media do not yet have official confirmation of this information from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Investigative Committee of Russia.
The day before the special services detained the head of the Special Machinery and Communication (STiS) FSO and charged him with abuse of official powers. The FSB believes that Makhonov may be complicit in a crime detected.
The long-term confrontation between respected in the criminal world thief in law Badri Koguashvili (Badri Kutaissky) and the punitive system has recently resulted in another information leak. A video (in fact, just a slide show) has been uploaded on YouTube with a narrative implying that Koguashvili – posing as a thief-in-law of the old school – violates the thieves’ code himself.