Wanted thief turned out to be the Tsapok ‘Resurrected’ 

Wanted thief turned out to be the Tsapok ‘Resurrected’
Vitaly Nikiforov

Yesterday, footage appeared on the Internet from the serious car accident in Sochi, which occurred on June 4.

The prosecutor's office of the Krasnodar Region has identified the person looking like Sergei Tsapok, the deceased leader of the Tsapkovskie organized crime group. According to RIA Novosti referring to the press service of the department, it was a native of Bishkek, Vitaly Nikiforov, a thief who is on the federal wanted list, who was captured at the traffic accident site in Sochi.

Video footage from the scene of a major June 4 car accident in Sochi has been made public. Earlier, residents noticed a man resembling the leader of the Kushchyovskaya organized criminal group, Sergei Tsapok, who is considered dead, can be seen in the pictures from the crash scene. The pictures were handed to the victims of the gang and their lawyers informed the regional prosecutor's office.


Tsapkovskie was apprehended after a high-profile 2010 murder of a farmer’s family. 12 people became their victims. The leader of the gang and his accomplices were sentenced to life imprisonment. Sergei Tsapok reportedly died in prison as a result of a stroke.



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