In Vinnytsia SBU detains members of transnational organized group
In Vinnytsia officers of the Security Service of Ukraine detained four members of a transnational organized criminal group who extorted money from local businessmen.
Law enforcers established that offenders were members of a group led by crime boss Samvel Moskovskyi and were involved in racketeering. They demanded USD 4000 from a relative of a businessman. In case of refusal to pay money they threatened with violence, destruction of property against him and his family.
The SBU officers detained criminals in a private house in the suburbs of Vinnytsia after receiving of the money under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine.
Urgent investigative actions are under way.
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