ICR has completed investigation of case against members of Shamaninskie organized crime group in Arkhangelsk region
Currently, defendants get acquainted with case papers, which counted 158 volumes.
Investigating authorities have completed a criminal investigation against members of the Shamaninskie criminal community in the Arkhangelsk region. There are 31 defendants in the case, they extorted money from businessmen in Arkhangelsk and Severodvinsk, the leader of the group, Oleg Shamanin and some participants are still in the search, told the Head of the Investigative Department of the Russian Investigative Committee (the ICR) in the Arkhangelsk region and Nenets Autonomous District Ivan Loginovskikh.
"A Shamaninskie criminal case is over. Currently, defendants get acquainted with case papers, which counted 158 volumes. We plan to acquaint all with the case somewhere in the end of the year and send it to the prosecutor with the indictment "- Loginovskikh said.
According to him, there are 31 participants of the criminal community in the case. There are 22 people in main investigation’s case, five more have concluded pre-trial agreement with the prosecutor. Special production is allocated to persons, who are wanted, including Shamanin. 27 people are currently in custody.
Earlier, the regional ICR reported that Shamaninskie are suspected of organizing a criminal group, banditry, extortion, robbery, destruction and damage another's property, illegal acquisition and possession of weapons and ammunition as well as the use of violence to entrepreneurs and the authorities.
According to investigators, Shamanin set up and headed the criminal community on the territory of Severodvinsk in 2012. As a result of the FSB’s investigation it was found that entrepreneurs, at the request of members of the group, paid them a monthly tribute from 10 thousand to several million rubles. In case of refusal to pay, criminals destroyed the property of businessmen - torched cars, shops and clubs in Severodvinsk and Arkhangelsk.
By the court’s decision the investigation arrested the account of Shamanin, there was more than 42 million rubles. Law enforcement authorities of the region continue to search sources of group’s funding. There are more than 60 victims in the case, refined the ICR.
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