In the capital of SBU exposed an organized group, whose members extorted money from two businessmen of the capital. Among the extortioners – the Deputy of the Kiev regional Council.
“Operatives of the intelligence service established that the group consisted mainly convicted of similar crimes by local residents. By applying the methods of physical and psychological effects, the attackers forced two owners of the construction company to sign pledges of $ 860 thousand non-existent debt. In addition, the attackers demanded that the victims give them the premium car and a private house together with the land in Darnitsky district of the capital cost of $ 130 thousand. To the victim were more accommodating, the attackers organized the abduction and was threatened with violence on the families of merchants. After the announcement of the wanted in places of residence, the law enforcers detained three defendants in the case, another three were found in the hiding places in the Kiev region “, – stated in the message.
During the 15 raids conducted in the houses of representatives of the so-called “power bloc” group, discovered weapons, edged weapons and firearms, with which the intruders threatened the victims.
Now six active members, including the Deputy, made the message on suspicion under part 2 of article 146 (illegal imprisonment or kidnapping), part 4 St. 189 (extortion) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
Investigations are continuing to prosecute other participants in the crime, including customers.
Measures the exposure was carried out by employees of the Main Department for combating corruption and organized crime Department of the security Service of Ukraine in Kiev and the region in collaboration with investigators of the national police under the procedural guidance of capital Prosecutor’s office.