Underground casinos owners set up golden lavatory pans in their apartments

Underground casinos owners set up golden lavatory pans in their apartments
Photo: The Investigative Committee

Six members of the group that arranged gambling in non-residential premises of Yakutsk were detained.

In Yakutia, the participants of the group that organized a network of underground casinos in the capital of the republic were detained, the ICR press service states. Casino owners built mansions with gilded furniture and piss-cans.

It is reported that the participants of the group withdrew hundreds of gaming machines and computers, hidden surveillance cameras and over half a million rubles in cash.

A criminal case has been initiated regarding the organization of the criminal community (part 1 of Article 210 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Five of his co-defendants are charged with the participation in the gang (part 2 of Article 210 of the Criminal Code). Three members of the criminal group were placed under arrest; three more were released on recognizance not to leave.

According to the investigation, the group operated since January 2016. Gambling was conducted in non-residential premises of Yakutsk on Lenina Avenue and Rydzinskogo, Kalvitsa, Oinunskogo and Poyarkova Street.

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