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.
The air squadron number one in Russia ended up in the center of yet another scandal. It turned out that its special purpose aircraft are used, in addition to the national leaders, by outsiders. Uninvited passengers travel, stay in best hotels, and dine in deluxe restaurants at the budget expense. In fact, the discovery of stowaways on board is not the first scandal involving Russia Special Air Group that has been in distress for almost three years already. Why cannot the supreme FSB commanders using the official airplanes along with the Russian President sort out this mess?
Earlier, the management of the railway and the place of residence of its high-ranking employees were searched within the bribe case. Investigative actions against head of the railway Alexey Mironov were held in Moscow, where he was on a business trip.