As reports a press-service Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia, employees of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Ryazan and Moscow regions were able to detain members of the gang who robbed the sellers of bitcoins.

The crime occurred in may 2018. Miners posted the announcement of the sale of cryptocurrency. The suspects came in contact with them and set up a meeting. Then lured young men to a deserted place and, at gunpoint, took away 300, 000 and a video card worth more than two million rubles. The crime occurred in the village Drozhzhino Leninsky district, Moscow region.

In August 2018, the police managed to establish the whereabouts of all the members of the gang. Five of them were detained in the Ryazan region. The main organizer was arrested in the suburbs.

Many of the suspects are not citizens and are in the country illegally, two of them have already been tried previously.

In a course quickly-search actions police officers managed to find and part of the stolen equipment for mining.

Investigators do not rule out the possibility that the suspects could not commit a similar crime. At the moment all participants of group are detained in custody.

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