The gang of five ex-police officers caught the passion for amber

Five former police officers arrested in Moscow on charges of embezzlement of amber on two million rubles and bribery. On Thursday, March 15, “the Tape.ru” has informed the senior assistant to the head of the Moscow Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) Yulia Ivanova.

According to investigators, in July 2016, the defendants received information about the presence of the General Director of one of capital firms expensive raw amber. After a month in the course of carrying out quickly-investigation actions they arrived at the office of the company and has threatened the head of a criminal prosecution.

Visitors are scared of the CEO responsibility for violation of rules of delivery to the state of precious metals and precious stones (article 192 of the criminal code), and then openly stole his amber-a raw value of two million rubles and more than 700 thousand rubles in cash.

“in addition, the police demanded that the General Director a bribe of 1.5 million rubles for the failure of his criminal responsibility. The victim on the same day, gave them money,” — said Ivanov.

against the accused criminal case under part 3 of article 161 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“the Robbery made by organised group in especially large size”) and part 6 of article 290 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“bribe reception in especially large size”). Former police taken into custody.