Criminal group engaged in stealing expensive foreign cars in Russia, then brought the car to Germany, reselling them in Africa.
Lublin branch of the office for combating organized crime and corruption National Prosecutor’s office has charged three Russian citizens and one citizen of Belarus.
About it informs the press service of the Prosecutor of Krakow, indicating that the suspect is charged with theft and the change of identification numbers of cars of mark “Toyota Land Cruiser”, as well as the forgery of registration documents for these vehicles, their sales.
During the investigation it was established that the criminal group of scammers operated from July 2016 to June 2018. Crimes were committed on the territory of Terespol (Poland), Russia and Germany.
Luxury cars from Russia was imported to Germany with a broken identification numbers and forged documents for the car.
Prosecutors found that the drivers of the cars were returned to Russia by plane, and stolen cars remained on the territory of the EU. They have since been sold to Africa.
According to investigators, 57 cars, “Toyota” was able to enter Poland.
The accused could face up to 10 years in prison.
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