SBU detained members of the group involved in high-profile crimes

СБУ задержала участников группировки, причастных к резонансным преступлениям

Members of the group can be involved in extortion, robbery, kidnapping and contract killings

Employees of the security Service of Ukraine detained in the Lviv region participants of an organized group suspected of involvement in several high-profile crimes in different regions of Ukraine and abroad. About it reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to the press service of the SBU.

It is reported that the composition of the group includes representatives of the criminals previously convicted for grave and especially grave crimes.

“The organization is coordinated by one of the famous in Ukraine “thieves in law”. Members of the group also have close ties to transnational criminal groups”, – reported in SBU.

It is noted that two members of the group detained during the transfer 2 million dollars from the businessman whose those for the European businessman, beat out a non-existent debt in the amount of 10 thousand dollars.

“During searches in places of residence of members of the group seized firearms and edged weapons that the attackers likely used them during the criminal activity. In addition, police found a large number of death certificates, documents of unauthorized persons on the estate, ious for hundreds of thousands of dollars, and rough notes on transactions with illegal amber extraction and mining “farm”, – said in the secret service.

Currently an open investigation under part 2 of article 189 (extortion) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. Verified the involvement of the group to commit a series of high-profile crimes, particularly extortion, robberies, kidnappings, assassinations in other regions of Ukraine and outside our country.