One of South-West OCG leaders sentenced to 9 years of strict regime
The Saransk Court convicted the member of the South-West organized criminal group Vitaly Dudenkov, the Prosecutor of Mordovia said.
According to Interfax, in the period from 1998 to 2008 Dudenkov led one of the criminal community branch. In addition, he is charged with extortion and hooliganism committed with weapon employment.
Taking into account the gravity of the crimes Vitaly Dudenkov was sentenced to nine years in a strict regime penal colony and a fine of 500 thousand rubles.
Recall that 12 members of one of the most famous 90s OCG South-West operating in Mordovia were sentenced on September 13 in Saransk.
For over 10 years, the gang committed various offenses both in the capital of Mordovia and in its regions. The main genus of its activity was protection of local entrepreneurs and heads of municipal enterprises.
A few years later, the OCG divided into two relatively independent groups: the South-West Konnovskiye and South-West Blokhinskiye, called so by the names of their leaders, who then began to clash. The members of South-West Konnovskiye committed murder and attempted murder of members of South-West Blokhinskiye, as well as several residents of the Republic. In addition, the accused killed three residents of the city of Naberezhnye Chelny.
The court has appointed various terms of imprisonment, from 4.5 to 12 years, to 12 criminals.
Viktor Zakharchenko, who is accused of embezzlement of 4 million rubles (~70.000 USD) from the funds of the bank Moskovskoye Ipotechnoye Agentstvo (Moscow Mortgage Agency), was placed under house arrest.
Officer of the FSB in Moscow and the region Pyotr Koryugin participated in the extortion of 2 million rubles ($34.800) from an Azerbaijani citizen, and he warned a drug dealer about a forthcoming search for 300.000 rubles ($5200).