PUBLIC SERVICES HAVE COMPLETED A GREAT ACTION IN THE NETWORK OF GO-GO CLUBS IN KRAKOVA, ZAKOPANE AND LARGE PLACES – ARRESTS, PROPERTY INFORMATION – PROPERTY.

The action was the result of months of hard work by police officers from Krakow, the Poznan Board and the Central Police Investigation Bureau’s Department for Combating Organized Crime and Terrorism, working closely with other units of the CBŚP and the Provincial Police Department. , Employees of the Warsaw Police Headquarters, the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau and the Mazovia Customs Office – the Treasury (National Tax Office). All activities were carried out under the supervision of the Lower Silesian Department of the Office for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption of the Wroclaw National Prosecutor’s Office. A great deal of commitment, careful scrutiny of information and documents allowed for the collection of evidence and the destruction of an organized criminal group whose members could operate in many Polish cities.

The actions taken by investigators in Warsaw, Krakow, Poznan, Wroclaw, Gdansk, Sopot, Lublin, Rzeszow, Lodz, Katowice, Bydgoz. and confirmed their suspicions that 22 clubs in the cities of Zakopanze had committed crimes to the detriment of customers. The findings show that it is likely that banned substances were added to the drinks of customers, which resulted in limited psychophysical abilities of these people. So far, investigators have determined that several thousand customers, including foreigners who have lost money from several thousand zlotys to even one million zlotys, can be deceived. Collected materials show that the victims’ phones were used to manipulate their bank accounts, increase the daily limit, increase the limits for credit card transactions, and even take loans in the amount of several tens of thousands of zlotys, and this money was spent on buildings. within a few hours.

The activities, which began on Friday evening, were attended by more than 500 employees of the Central Police Investigation Bureau, several provincial police headquarters, the Warsaw Police Headquarters, the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau and the National Revenue Administration. At that time, 22 suspects were detained, including. those members are involved in an organized criminal group that commits fraud and robbery against customers of the go-go club’s buildings. Three people are suspected of leading the group and money laundering.

There was a headquarters in one of the places in Krakow, where, according to the results of the investigation, all the clubs in the network were managed and supervised, purchases were made, new employees were hired and training was conducted. There were also monitoring servers that recorded video from clubs in different cities. Both 8 servers, all IT equipment and more than 4000 disks, e.g. Executors provided monitoring.

During the event, among others, a large amount of accounting and banking documents, customer identification documents and documents on the activities of the clubs were provided. Money in various currencies worth more than 728 thousand PLN was provided for future fines and penalties. PLN, 3 cars worth about 450 thousand. PLN, 3 luxury watches and gold jewelry. The collateral was initially estimated at more than 1.2 million PLN.

In addition, the money in the bank accounts of the companies managed by the suspects was secured. The evidence gathered did not raise doubts in court, and most of those arrested were remanded in custody.

RECORD OF OPERATIONAL ACTIVITY


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photo and video material: CBŚP and KWP in Krakow
Published: May 31, 2022

INFORMATION OF THE NATIONAL PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE

By order of the prosecutor of the Lower Silesian Department of the Office for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption of the Wroclaw National Prosecutor’s Office (May 27-29, 2022) more than 500 employees of the Central Police Investigation Bureau, with the support of the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau and the Masovia Customs and Revenue Office 22 people were detained in different parts of Poland.

The arrests were made in connection with the activities of an organized criminal group that committed robbery and fraud to the detriment of customers of the “go-go” nightclub network. The detainees listened to the charges and 19 people were arrested at the request of the prosecutor.

The prosecutor ordered a search of more than 100 buildings

According to the order of the prosecutor of the Lower Silesian Branch of the Department for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption of the Wroclaw National Prosecutor’s Office, searches were conducted in 24 “go-go” clubs previously operating within the Network. the name is “Cocomo”. In addition, searches were conducted in the buildings of more than 100 businesses that run clubs, including the headquarters of the entire network, which houses a giant monitoring center in Krakow. From there, the work of all clubs was managed and supervised, purchases were made, new employees were hired and trainings were held. There were also monitoring servers that recorded images from clubs in different cities. Officers provided monitoring of 8 servers, IT equipment and more than 4,000 disks. As a result of the measures taken, accounting documents were maintained.

During the event, more than 728,000 PLNs in various currencies, 3 cars worth 450,000 PLNs, 3 luxury watches and gold jewelry were provided against future penalties and fines. The value of the secured property is estimated at more than 1.2 million PLN.

During the trial, the prosecutor found that the organized criminal group operated in Wroslav, Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Katowice, Rzeszow and other cities in 2014-2020.

They left customers unconscious

Customers of the network’s buildings were knocked unconscious by club staff. using specially prepared mixtures of alcohols and other psychoactive substances. The members of the group also used the mistake or inability of the go-go nightclub customers to make the right decision, forcing them to dispose of their property in an unfavorable way through various frauds, such as successful and repeated withdrawals from the customer’s card. The detainees also acted to obstruct the origin of illegally obtained funds.

They listened to the prosecutor’s accusations

The prosecutor of the Lower Silesian Department of the Office for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption of the Wroclaw National Prosecutor’s Office charged the detainees with leading and participating in an organized criminal group in accordance with Art. 258 Paragraphs 1 and 3 of the Criminal Code, armed robbery under Art. Paragraph 1 of Article 280 of the Criminal Code and fraud, including those related to property of significant value in accordance with art. Article 286, paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code is a joke. Article 294 of the Criminal Code. Some of those detained heard allegations of money laundering under the ban. Paragraph 1 of Article 299 of the Criminal Code and the commission of criminal and fiscal crimes.

Crimes against suspects are punishable by up to 12 years in prison.

Preventive measures

In connection with the need to ensure the proper conduct of the process, the prosecutor of the Lower Silesian Department of the Office for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption of the National Prosecutor’s Office in Wroclaw submitted 19 applications for detention. primary arrest. So far, the court has considered 18 motions and imposed a measure of restraint on the suspects. Non-custodial measures were applied to 3 persons, mainly due to their family and health status, as well as their attitude during the proceedings.

Press department
National Republican Prosecutor’s Office

Published: May 31, 2022

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