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 New York had been behind a ‘dizzying array of criminal schemes’ including the trafficking and theft greater than five tons of chocolate.
As well as casino fraud, the outfit allegedly engaged in racketeering, narcotics, firearms offenses and murder-for-hire, along with the theft and trafficking of over five tons 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, and also the New York Police Department. Almost all were detained in the Brooklyn area.
‘The dizzying array of criminal schemes committed by this crime that is organized allegedly include a murder-for-hire conspiracy, a plot to rob victims by seducing and drugging all of them with chloroform, the theft of cargo shipments containing over 10,000 pounds of chocolate, and a fraud on casino slots using electronic hacking devices,’ said Acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon Kim.
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Based on the indictment, Razhden Shulaya, 40, of New Jersey, and Zurab Dzhanashvili, 37, of Brooklyn, the alleged ringleaders associated with the operation, we Leer más