In Russia issued a record number of sentences for economic crimes


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In Russia the number of sentences for economic crimes increased by 20 percent in 2018 compared with previous years. On Thursday, April 18, RBC reports with reference to the statistics of the judicial Department of the Supreme court.

For crimes in the sphere of economic activity was condemned by 7.7 thousand people. In 2017, there were 6.4 thousand people.

The number of convictions for economic crimes record since at least 2011, says RBC.

The increase of sentences for economic crimes associated with the appearance in the middle of 2017 in the Criminal code articles on illegal production, trafficking or sale of alcohol and alcoholic beverages. Them condemned 562 people in 2018, none of them got a real period.

Also on the statistics influenced by the new article 199.2 (“Concealment of funds or property of the organization or individual entrepreneur, which must be the recovery of taxes, duties, insurance contributions”). For this crime, the verdict was 130 people.

Measurable increase in those convicted of economic formulations gave the fight against one-day firms. For illegal use of documents for legal entity formation has been convicted of 1,326 people in 2017, was 686. Another 211 citizens were convicted for illegal formation of the legal person against 96 people in 2017.

Of the 1.5 thousand convicts for these crimes, only 8 people were sentenced to real terms of up to two years.

Increased the number of citizens who received a sentence for illegal banking activity from 217 to 327.

It is noted that fraud (article 159 of the criminal code) not classified as economic crimes. It is considered a crime against property. However, investigators often initiate criminal cases against entrepreneurs for this article.

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