MIL OSI – Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English – Press Release/Statement
Headline: Criminal boss accused of cash-out was detained by Russian MIA General Administration of Criminal Investigation
Policemen of the General Administration of Criminal Investigation of the Russian MIA together with the General Administration for Economic Security and Combating the Corruption of the Russian MIA, as well as with the participation of Special Rapid Response Unit “Rys” and Special Purpose Police Unit “Zubr” of the Federal Service of National Guard Troops of the Russian Federation detained in Moscow an active member of the organized group that had been involved in illegal cash-out.
Together with the crime boss, the police also detained eight members of the gang.
The operations were carried out within the criminal case initiated by the General Investigation Administration of the Russian MIA General Administration for Moscow according to Article 172 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Illegal banking”. The members of the organized group are suspected of cash-out and transfer abroad of a large amount of money.
The police carried out 34 searches in different regions of the country and seized weapons, money, bank cards and other evidence proving the illegal activity. The issue of restraint for the detained is being settled.