In Khmelnytsky SBU neutralized a gang of racketeers

В Хмельницком СБУ обезвредила банду рэкетиров

The men were detained during receiving the next “tranche”

The attackers “beat out” non-existent debts with physical violence and threats. They were caught while receiving the money.

Employees of SBU in Khmelnytsky detained members of a gang which extorted money from local residents. On Wednesday, June 13, press service of the SBU.

“The gang consisted of four residents of the regional center, one of which was earlier judged for Commission of serious crimes. The attackers, using physical violence and psychological pressure, “knocked out” non-existent debts from citizens”, – stated in the message.

The investigators documented the fact of extortion of a local resident three thousand dollars. In the case of non-payment of money to racketeers threatened him with physical violence.

Employees of SBU detained the bandits on the streets of the city during the next “tranche” in the amount of 10 thousand hryvnia, and during searches of the apartments of the defendants in the case have been found two grenades RGD.

Now the detainee it is declared suspicion in Commission of crime and the issue concerning election of a measure of restraint, criminal proceedings, investigative actions proceed.



As reported previously in Ivano-Frankivsk region has exposed a gang of racketeers. The attackers had created an artificial conflict situation, after which demanded the victims money for “the decision” of the incident.

Earlier near Kiev detained a gang of racketeers from the North Caucasus.


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