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 sprawling crime empire.
The Russian criminal gang arrested in ny was behind a ‘dizzying array of criminal schemes’ including the theft and trafficking greater than five tons of chocolate.
The outfit allegedly engaged in racketeering, narcotics, firearms offenses and murder-for-hire, as well as the theft and trafficking of over five tons of illegal chocolate into the United States, according to the indictment in addition to casino fraud.
Thirty-three alleged members of the so-called ‘Shulaya Enterprise’ are now actually under arrest, as an element of an investigation that is joint the FBI, Customs and Border Protection, and the New York Police Department. The majority were detained in the Brooklyn area.
‘The dizzying array of unlawful schemes committed by this organized crime syndicate allegedly add a murder-for-hire conspiracy, a plot to rob victims by seducing and drugging them with chloroform, the theft of cargo shipments containing over 10,000 pounds of chocolate, and a fraudulence on casino slot machines using electronic hacking products,’ stated Acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon Kim.
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