June 1, 2023

Accomplices managed to “earn” over one billion rubles.

On the Don, the criminal activities of a large organized criminal group (OCG), which carried out illegal banking operations in the Rostov region and other subjects of the Russian Federation in the amount of more than one billion rubles, were stopped. This was reported today by the press service of the regional FSB of Russia.

Investigators established that members of the organized criminal group made transfers of non-cash funds into cash, transfers of funds in transit to the settlement accounts of a commercial organization or individuals indicated by customers of illegal banking operations in order to receive a VAT deduction, preserve the anonymity of the payer, reduce the amount of profit received, etc.

In the course of illegal activities, funds in the amount of more than 1 billion rubles were received from customers on the settlement accounts of legal entities controlled by members of the organized criminal group, which were used to conduct illegal banking operations. For the provision of such services by the group members, a commission was charged in the amount of 8-15% of the transferred amount.

Operatives, with the power support of special forces in the Rostov region, conducted more than 20 searches in the residential and office premises of the main defendants and their connections. During the searches, computer equipment, bank cards, bank-client software packages, stamps of about 15 so-called stamps were found and confiscated. “fake organizations”.

Six active members of the organized criminal group were detained in a criminal procedure, one of them was given a preventive measure in the form of detention, the rest were placed under house arrest.

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