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Lumber smuggling prevented in Angara

Lumber smuggling prevented in Angara
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In the Irkutsk region, police prevented the illegal supply of 35 thousand cubic meters of lumber abroad. The total cost of the party is estimated at 50 million rubles. A criminal case has been instituted on the fact of smuggling. Suspects face up to seven years in prison.

According to the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Irkutsk Region, it is assumed that the organizer of the channel was a resident of the city of Zima, who was the founder and director of the profile organization. An accomplice in the crime was the lawyer of his company. In the Trans-Baikal Territory, another active member of the group was detained.

During the searches, investigators seized 20 units of forestry equipment, about 30 million rubles and a premium SUV. At the request of the investigation, three suspects were detained by court order. Another defendant is on his own recognizance.

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