Fifteen People to Face Trial Over Massive Oil Theft in Russia’s Far East

Fifteen People to Face Trial Over Massive Oil Theft in Russia’s Far East

The transport police and the department of the Federal Security Service in the Nakhodka city arrested 15 members of an organized criminal gang accused of the theft. The leader of the group is believed to be a 41-years-old Nakhodka resident.

“Investigators have proven the involvement of the defendants in the theft of over 25 tonnes of fuel products amount to approximately 1.5 million rubles [$19,200],” the department said.

If found guilty, the suspects face up to 10 years in prison.


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Sputnik / Ilya Pitalev

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