The national police have exposed a criminal group which stole cars, even from government officials including: elected representatives and officials from the office of the President of Ukraine.
About this in his blog on «the Censor.NO,» wrote the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov.
«The Department of homeland security, the National police, with the assistance of the SBU and the Prosecutor General’s office has exposed a criminal scheme where in the country for several years operated a stable hierarchical Association which specialized on stealings of expensive cars, then return for reward. According to the investigation on the information currently available, the group «worked» in Kyiv, Lviv, Khmelnytsky, Zhytomyr, Ivano-Frankivsk and Rivne regions», — he said.
This Avakov said that only in 2016 only in Kiev, this «firm» was returned for the reward the owners of 67 cars, kidnapped by other criminal groups.
According to Avakov, the police arrested five key figures.
«The hero and his accomplices announced the offences specified in articles 255 (Creating criminal organization), 289 (Illegal taking vehicle), 190 (Fraud), 263 (Illegal handling of weapons) and 309 (Illegal storage of drugs without sales objective) the criminal code of Ukraine», — he said.
Now militiamen carried out the authorized searches 48. During these activities, is discovered and added to the case 8 supercars, which moved the figures, 1 of recently stolen Mercedes, and dozens of precious hours, cash and valuables obtained by criminal means, the device for reading signal of an electronic car key, a few dozen mobile phones, drugs and weapons. Arrests on property of detainees, with a view to further satisfy civil suits of victims.
Avakov also said that «the founder» of the Scam was a resident of Kiev born in 1979, a former student of the Academy of internal Affairs of Ukraine, who was expelled from the University for the use of narcotic substances. «He was a member of the criminal groups which were engaged in robberies, robberies and racketeering. In the criminal world known person involved named «Carp», «Psycho» and «Jew», and on official law enforcement databases held for Commission of property crimes, unlawful use of a weapon and possession of drugs. With adolescent criminal experience and classmates who had held positions in various enforcement structures of the country, the organizer of a gang of hijackers had contacts on both sides of the law,» he said.
Equal associate «hero», was a former member of the criminal unit of Goloseevsky district management of militia who was engaged in disclosure of crimes related to illegal acquisition of vehicles.
«A circle of grateful supporters of the «benefactor» of the «Carp» was distributed among the workers of culture, sports, entrepreneurs, politicians, various ranks of officials and even among the criminal authorities. Which, by the way, it is the same pattern they stole cars and «divorce» in the currency money. Spoke to him, recommended it to friends, took for the godfather to his children, was invited by a dear guest. Thank swindler grew, and with it increased the number of its potential victims,» — said Avakov.
Along with this Avakov said that the criminal organization has become almost a «monopolist» of its kind, driving 99% of hijackings in the scale of Ukraine. «The competition could not withstand even the OCG, headed by a pure crime. After all, for so-called «criminals» Karp allegedly worked undercover law enforcement officers, and for the latter under the leadership of the crime. In fact — itself», — he explained.
According to Avakov, a gang of hijackers, having established close ties in the judicial structure of the SBU, among the police, and feeling of impunity is so excited that he began to steal cars, even from government officials including: elected representatives and officials from the office of the President of Ukraine.
Recall that a year ago, in February, the police detained a group of criminals who engaged in theft of expensive cars . Among them former employee of special forces of the State traffic police «Cobra».
Natspolitsiya exposed gang of car thieves supercars officials and MPs. 25.01.2017