In addition, law enforcement officers stopped illegal activities of 32 organized crime groups. Read
On January 9, 2018, Deputy of the State Duma Andrei Lugovoi has submitted to Yuri Chaika, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, and Alexander Bastyrkin, Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR), a request to check potential ties between high-ranked enforcement functionaries of the Samara Region and Zakonovskie organized criminal group. Coincidentally or not, but a week later, the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation has arrested four persons using the above-mentioned ties for their personal purposes. In order to put pressure on certain commercial structures, these people have planted, with the assistance of policemen and gangsters, firearms in the office of one of the companies. They had expected that a criminal case instituted under Article 280 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (public appeals for the performance of extremist activity) makes their opponents more agreeable. However, the mastermind behind this subterfuge failed to take into account several important factors and ultimately came under investigation themselves.
A trial of swindlers who managed to defraud the health insurance system is ongoing in Germany. In accordance with the German legislation, the names and faces of the defendants are strictly classified. It is known however, that the natives of Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe have defrauded health insurance companies for €8.5 million in a few years. The sham scheme included forged reports on services rendered and patients simulating fake illnesses.
|General marginalization of the population amid deteriorating of socio-economic and political situation in the country|
|Propaganda of violence in the media|
|Influence of the West (similar incidents in the US schools)|
|Influence of the criminal subculture (AUE)|
|Low professional level of law enforcement|