The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said that the employees of the GPU and the security Service (SBU) carried out a massive operation against organized crime groups (OCG), which included up to 1,000 people. Members of the organization traded drugs through the sites and chat-bots in the Telegram, and also accept the cryptocurrency.

During the searches were seized directly drugs, weapons and $10 million in cash. The official stressed that OPG has created a network of couriers and “zakladnim”, owned a number of cryptocurrency wallets and accounts on bitcoin exchanges.

The power unit of an organized criminal group engaged in racketeering and the struggle with competitors, and punctures members of the organization are punished by deprivation of the fingers.

20 the organizers of the group have already received a measure of restraint in the form of arrests without the right to release or bail of 100 million UAH (us$3,63 million), UAH 300 million ($10.9 million) and a record 349 million UAH ($12,69 million).

We will remind, two kidnappers Kiev miner faces up to 15 years of imprisonment.

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