Ukrainian police have liquidated an international criminal group that has been engaged in money laundering and illegal financial transactions since 2007. A particularly dangerous group of 28 people operated on the land of six European states, including the Czech Republic.
According to a spokesman for the SBU’s secret police, the volume of criminal financial operations reached $ 35 million (over 600 million crowns).
According to Ukrainian investigators, criminals smuggled goods to the post-Soviet states and countries of the European Union. Pensions spent for contraband daily sent to Ukraine. After exchanging cash in the current exchange pensions deposited in the banks of the Baltic states.
The group has operated in Ukraine, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Germany.
Ukrainian police last week raided eighteen buildings in Ukraine and killed fifteen active gangs, including its Vietnamese fa. It confiscated cash in the amount of 5.5 million hryvnia (12 million crowns) and twenty-three foreign companies, and with their use the members of the group legalized their actions.
According to the SBU, in addition to Ukraine, criminal penalties were also imposed in Poland, Lithuania and the Czech Republic.