In St. Petersburg, 13 people were detained as part of the “bar business”, reported “Paper” in the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Criminal proceedings were opened against seven participants on the creation of a criminal community. Two men born in 1998 and 1997 are suspected of organizing the scheme. Bar managers, heads of “promo models” and the administrator of one of the establishments were detained as suspects.
Against another six people, a criminal case was opened under the article on participation in a criminal community. This is a waiter, four girls who acted as “promo models” and hostesses. They were released on bail.
What are restaurateurs suspected of?. According to investigators, in nine bars on Rubinstein Street, customers were deceived according to the same scheme, the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported. A girl sat down to the men and asked to treat her. After that, the client was given a terminal for payment, but they wrote off a large amount of the amount that he spent.
The Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that the police received applications from 11 men who, from August 2021 to June 2022, gave more than 10.5 million rubles to scammers.
Also in these establishments used counterfeit alcohol. By data “Mash on the Moika”, alcoholic drinks were made in the Kalininsky district.
Which establishments are suspect. Mash on the Moika writes that Vice City, White Point, Perestroika and Nau bars, Noir, RS20, Apron restaurants, Iskra pizzeria, and the Provocateur strip club are involved in the case.
What do you know about these establishments? Bars and restaurants, where, presumably, they deceived customers, belong to the same company – LLC “Bar-Group” Dmitry Kutsenko and Nikolai Abrosimov, follows from data Focus Contour.
Fraud in bars and restaurants helped to hide the restaurateur and leader of the “QR-resistance” Alexander Konovalov, who is now located in a pre-trial detention center on a bribery case, writes “Mash on the Moika”.
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