Moscow Criminal Investigation Department defeated ethnic gang
The gang operating in Moscow was uncovered thanks to a foreign entrepreneur who applied to law enforcement agencies.
Officers of the Moscow Criminal Investigation Department (MUR) came on the trail and detained active members of the criminal group, which may be charged with a series of attacks on the capital's entrepreneurs.
The gang operating in Moscow was uncovered thanks to a foreign entrepreneur who applied to law enforcement agencies with a statement. The businessman said that several unknown people openly stole three bags, in which there were 23 million rubles ($386.300), threatening entrepreneur and his companion with weapons. Grabbing the bags, the robbers disappeared in the waiting car. Later, the car was found abandoned in the area of 21 kilometers of the Moscow Ring Road.
After the appeal of one of the injured entrepreneurs to the law enforcement agencies, a criminal case was initiated under Art. 162 of the Criminal Code (Armed Robbery). In the course of the work, the employees went to the trail and detained three gang members, all of whom were previously convicted for similar crimes citizens of the near abroad. The court elected them a measure of restraint in the form of arrest, and the officers of the MUR continue to investigate the activities of the organized crime group. It is possible that in the case there will be new episodes.
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