Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English
“The MIA of Russia GA for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region initiated a criminal case on the grounds of a crime provided for by part 3 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation,” said the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Irina Volk.
“Earlier, the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, General of the Police of the Russian Federation Vladimir Kolokoltsev instructed the leadership of the regional GA to immediately check the information published in one of the media about fraud against a veteran of the Great Patriotic war and his wife.
Experienced officers of the MIA of Russia GA for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region have been involved in solving the crime. Operational-search measures and investigative actions aimed at identifying and apprehending the offenders are being carried out” said Irina Volk.