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Drug police from Primorye accused of fraud

Drug police from Primorye accused of fraud
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In Primorye, a criminal case against former drug police officers was brought to court. They are accused of fraud using their official position. According to the investigation, the officers told the victims about their involvement in drug trafficking and extorted money.

According to the press service of the regional prosecutor's office, the policemen are accused of two episodes. In the first case, according to law enforcers, they tricked a man who was already under investigation. The suspect believed that the operatives had evidence of his involvement in drug trafficking and paid 100 thousand rubles for hiding this information.

In the second case, as the investigators found out, the police initiated the detention of a person on suspicion of possession of drugs. They proposed to release him from criminal liability in exchange for 300 thousand rubles. The accused received 255 thousand rubles, the rest did not have time. They face up to six years in prison.

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