The Ministry of internal Affairs and the Federal security service stopped the activities of an international drug ring “Khimprom” annual turnover exceeded two billion rubles, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the official representative of the Russian Ministry of internal Affairs of Irina Volk.
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Only security forces and police arrested 67 members of the gang. 47 of them are citizens of Ukraine.
The organization has a clear pattern of illicit trafficking in forbidden substances from their production and ending with marketing. Recruiting offices of the syndicate were in Kiev. Employees recruited using announcements in the Ukrainian media about the paid work of couriers or freight forwarders in Russia.
The candidates conducted the interviews, which used the polygraph. Then candidates were trained in short term courses rules of electronic correspondence and use of payment systems, transportation and packaging of drugs and ways of creating caches.
The drug ring operated in 14 regions of the Russian Federation. In the operation of the police and the FSB seized more than four tons of synthetic drugs, 3.5 tons of precursors, 250 pieces of laboratory equipment, nine vehicles and more than two million rubles and 18 fake Russian passports.