Files on five organized crime groups have been sent to court - prosecutors
Since the beginning of the year, law enforcement authorities of the region have found 5 organized crime groups (3 - by the police and 2 - by the security service officers) who are accused of committing 64 criminal offenses: 4 cases of unauthorized transportation of persons across the state border of Ukraine (Article 332 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine), 2 cases of misappropriation, embezzlement or acquisition of property through abuse of power, including that in a large scale (Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine), 58 other offenses (Article 150-1, Article 190 and others).
Each of these groups had certain kind of relations: interregional, transnational, ethnic-based, as well as those in banking and financial-credit system.
In total, in these criminal groups, criminal activities of 13 people have been stopped; they have been notified of being suspected of committing crimes qualified as crimes committed in an organized group.
Pre-trial restraint in the form of detention was imposed on 4 suspects, 6 were released on bail, 1 - on personal recognizance, and two people are under house arrest.
The criminal proceedings for these offenses have been referred to court with indictments.