In the Irkutsk region detained a criminal grouping hunted forest

Police blocked the channel of illegal supply of timber in the Irkutsk region. The criminals were going to sell 35 thousand cubic meters of wood for the sum more than 50 million rubles.

According to preliminary information, the organizer of the group was the Director of the local profile of the enterprise. Accomplices were made by his subordinates. During the searches at the warehouse police found equipment for the logging cost of about 30 million rubles. House smugglers kept the money in foreign currency, Bank cards and documents, reports channel “Russia 24”.

“Three suspects the court decision in custody. One defendant is under recognizance and good behavior. As a result of investigative actions prevented illegal movement across the customs border of the Russian Federation sawn timber and round wood worth about 50 million rubles,” — said the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina the Wolf.