Photo: press service of the regional Department of the FSB
In Yakutia detained the man with the backpack, which was lying ingots and gold powder on tens of millions of rubles. On Monday, October 29, the press service of the regional Department of the Federal security service (FSB) told RIA Novosti.
The Agency conducted an operation in the forest near the village Berkakit Neryungri district. Detainees was a native of Chechen-Ingush ASSR. Where did he get the gold, not specified. Criminal case about illegal storage of precious metals.
All men have seized 13 kilograms of gold. “According to the quote of Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the cost exceeds 34.5 million rubles”, — noted in press service.
Yakutia is one of the largest gold deposits in Russia. In the region there are as open mines, and hard-to-reach, where the gold is a byproduct of mining along with uranium and arsenic.
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