: Ukrainian amber mafia starring on TV
Society16:02 Jul. 6, 2016

Ukrainian amber mafia starring on TV

Secret Service (SBU) released video clip of seizing amber sacks, jewelry, and expensive watches 

Ukrainian amber mafia members have become real film stars. Ukraine's Secret Service published a video record of seizing the precious stones with further arresting the leaders of the criminal group in Rivne region, that is western Ukraine.

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One of the four detainees is the deputy prosecutor of Rivne region Andriy Borovyk, the others are said to be his accomplices. Except for the sacks with amber, the police officers found jewelry and numerous watches. The seized belongings estimate in total several hundreds of thousands U.S. dollars.

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Ukraine's Chief Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko already announced the radical changes in Rivne Office of the Public Prosecutor. Meanwhile Borovyk and other suspected have been already transferred to Kyiv. Holosiivsky district court is supposed to choose the preventive punishment.



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