Were arrested in the early hours of 30-3-2016, after a coordinated operation in various areas of Attica, police officers of the above Service to 9 people. It is 8 nationals aged from 19 to 55 years of age and a 26-year-old national of Albania.
In their weight, is formed, prosecution for the offences of setting up and participating in a criminal organisation, the distinguished cases of theft, the acceptance and disposal proceeds of crime, counterfeiting as well as infringement of the law on weapons and on electronic communications.
As it emerged from the investigation, the arrested, at least from the beginning of the year, I had set up a criminal group with distinct roles and have undertaken systematically to commit burglaries-thefts from homes and thefts of vehicles.
Specifically, to achieve the purpose, had purchased the necessary Î´Î¹Î±ÏÏÎ·ÎºÏ„Î¹ÎºÎ¬ tools for the burglary of homes and vehicles, various means to meet the characteristics of persons (hats, hoods, scarves, etc.), weapons, stolen vehicles, and devices of a radio, which had the possibility of coordination in the frequencies of the Police.
In addition, the members of the organization have distinct roles in the identification of “objectives”, the committing of the theft, the role of the “Ï„ÏƒÎ¹Î»Î¹Î±Î´ÏŒÏÎ¿Ï…” and monitoring by radio the movements of the Police. In addition, other members of the gang had undertaken to deliver the stolen goods to pawnshops, property 2 of the detainees.
The vehicles they were stealing, they forged, by manipulating the frame number and thereafter the had for sale, either directly to individuals or through a website selling car.
In their possession, as well as in their homes, were found and seized:
4 plates of gold, total weight -1.923 – grams
A crowd of jewellery and watch
The amount of -9.105 – euro
1 electronic breaker
From the up to the minute research, ÎµÎ¾Î¹Ï‡Î½Î¹Î¬ÏƒÎ¸Î·ÎºÎ±Î½ 7 thefts, and 2 attempts of houses in various regions of Attica, as well as 1 theft I.X.F a vehicle from the Pigeon.
The financial benefit obtained by the group from the above-mentioned criminal action, exceed the amount of -182.500 euros.
The perpetrators in the past have been accused of similar offences.
The arrested were driven to mr public Prosecutor at first instance of Athens, who referred to the Regular Interrogator, while the investigation for the identification of their participation and in other similar offences is continuing.