A gang of sweet-toothed, casino slot-machine-hacking Russian mobsters was busted by the FBI in New York on Wednesday, its people charged with running a crime empire that is sprawling.
The Russian criminal gang arrested in ny ended up being behind a ‘dizzying array of criminal schemes’ including the trafficking and theft greater than five tons of chocolate.
In addition to casino fraud, the outfit allegedly engaged in racketeering, narcotics, firearms offenses and murder-for-hire, plus the theft and trafficking of over five a lot of unlawful chocolate into america, according to the indictment.
Thirty-three alleged members of the so-called ‘Shulaya Enterprise’ are actually under arrest, as part of a joint investigation between the FBI, Customs and Border Protection, therefore the New York Police Department. Almost all were detained in the Brooklyn area.
‘The dizzying array of unlawful schemes committed by this organized criminal activity syndicate allegedly incorporate a murder-for-hire conspiracy, a plot to rob victims by seducing and drugging these with chloroform, the theft of cargo shipments containing over 10,000 pounds of chocolate, and a fraud on casino slots using electronic hacking devices,’ stated Acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon Kim.
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