SBU detained criminal “authority” for extortion of a $70 thousand

СБУ задержала криминального "авторитета" за вымогательство $70 тысяч

The attacker was detained the next “tranche” of $10 thousand

Born in Kalush “knocked out” non-existent debts from businessmen, threatening them with violence.

Employees of the security Service of Ukraine exposed in Ivano-Frankivsk region criminal “authority” on the systematic extortion of large sums of money from representatives of commercial structures. About it reports a press-service SBU on Saturday, August 17.

“Operatives of the intelligence service established that earlier repeatedly convicted for serious crimes, including drug smuggling and extortion, a native of Kalush artificially created a reason to “knock out” non-existent debts from businessmen”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that threatened the merchants of violence and physical violence if it is not paid.

“The staff of SBU documented the fact of extortion of a racketeer from the owner of 70 thousand American dollars. During the RAID the law enforcers arrested the attacker on one of the Central streets of the district center the next “tranche” in the amount of 10 thousand dollars”, – added in SBU.

The defendant declared suspicion in Commission of crime under article extortion (part 4 of article 189 of the criminal code of Ukraine). Preparing the election of a preventive measure in the form of detention.

Earlier, officials Gosgeonedr was detained for extortion of $400 thousand. Money was extorted for the signing of the documents return of property and property rights for granite quarry.

Also in the Zhytomyr region militiamen detained the members of organized crime groups, which extorted money from businessmen.

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