In Kiev police have exposed a network of brothels that were disguised as massage parlors, the organizer of whom was a former police officer. It is reported by UNN citing the press service of the National police.
“The organizer of an intimate business was a former policeman, who in 2015 has been dismissed from the service, however, all this time he impersonated a COP. Thus he created the illusion of influence and protection of this illegal activity. Information about possible corruption ties to law enforcement will be transferred to the State Bureau of investigation”, — stated in the message.
So, having received information about the activities of the dens, the police started criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 303 (pimping or involving of a person into prostitution) of the Criminal code of Ukraine, which was carried out to document the illegal activities.
“Field investigators of management on fight against crimes connected with human trafficking, in collaboration with investigators and employees of operational services of the police of Kiev under the procedural management of Prosecutor’s office of Kyiv established that the organizer of brothels in several locations in Kiev is a former employee of militia, which in 2015 is not certified and was dismissed from the internal Affairs bodies. But despite this, he continued to be presented by the employee of management on fight against crimes connected with human trafficking, and assured his accomplices that their activities are carried out under the auspices of law enforcement”, — said the chief of the National police in the city of Kiev Andrey Krishchenko.
Having spent a number operatively-search actions and investigative actions police officers stopped activity of criminal group, which has organized and operated three brothels. While the brothel was disguised as massage parlors and their activities advertised through the Internet. The group consisted of 11 people: the organizer, the four organizers and six dispatchers, who receive calls of customers.
In General, they have arranged a space for the provision of sexual services at three locations in the Central part of Kiev. The provision of these services has attracted 75 women who worked in shifts. Per hour prostitutes clients paid from 700 to 3000 UAH. Half of the amount earned women gave administrators, and the rest was left to himself.
“Yesterday, in the framework of criminal proceedings, there have been 14 searches: directly in the brothels and at the place of residence of the defendants. Law enforcement officers seized evidence of illegal activities — money, mobile phones, rough notes, Bank cards, computer equipment. In addition, seized a pistol, machine gun, grenade, ammunition and knives that were sent for examination to find out whether these items are firearms and ammunition,” — said Andrey Krishchenko.
In the result of investigation of seven of the defendants, including the organizer and co-organizers, was detained as article 208 Criminally-the procedural code of Ukraine. The issue of the announcement of suspicion and the election of a preventive measure.
To defendants threatens from four till seven years of imprisonment. In addition, information about possible corrupt ties organizer brothels law enforcement officers will be transferred to the State Bureau of investigation.
We will remind, in Kiev exposed the brothel disguised as a salon of erotic massage.
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