In St. Petersburg metro will begin a hunt for fortune tellers


Photo: Alexander Halperin / RIA Novosti

Fortune tellers who stick to the Russians in the St. Petersburg underground, will be fined in the amount from 4 to 5 thousand rubles. The bill adopted by the deputies of legislative Assembly of city in the third and final reading. On Wednesday, November 21, reports RIA Novosti.

The same document envisages responsibility for illegal trade: a fine of 3 thousand (for individuals) up to 20 thousand rubles (for legal entities).

As stated in the explanatory Memorandum to the bill, usually in metro is selling shoddy goods, “not having the necessary certificates and licenses, and often not harmless to health”.

In August, the 32-year-old resident of Crimea robbed 62-year-old teller at 70 thousand rubles. “After another session in which a fortune teller predicted her quick profit, the suspect without waiting for the execution of the prediction, stole cash from her purse,” the police said.

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