Samvel Moskovsky's people arrested in Ukraine
Fight against organized crime is currently under way worldwide. A week ago, we reported about the detention of a large gang of racketeers with Russian roots in New York – and today it became known that four members of a transnational organized crime group have been detained in the Ukrainian city of Vinnitsa.
As reported to Ukrainian media by the Security Service of Ukraine, the officers of which had carried out the operation, members of the OCG used to extort money from local businessmen. According to law enforcement authorities of Ukraine, the criminals are part of the crime boss Samvel Moscovsky’s gang.
It is known that the criminals were caught red-handed when extorting 4,000 dollars from a Vinnitsa businessman, threatening physical harm to his family.
Ukrainian law enforcers have initiated a criminal case of Extortion under Art. 189 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code. The investigation is ongoing.
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