The court of be’er Sheva approved a deal struck by the Prosecutor with one of the leaders of the «Lithuanian group» Dmitry Antonov, was found guilty in a series of extortion and sentenced to imprisonment for a period of 6 years and a half.
Antonov will also have to pay compensation in the amount of 200 thousand shekels (150 thousand of which Antonov has already submitted to the court) to victims of crime «Lithuanian group».
Other gang members who were charged are still awaiting the court’s decision.
We will remind, in January of 2016, the police detained Dmitry Antonov and another 11 people suspected of fraudulent actions by which the criminals received from elderly immigrants from the former Soviet Union large amounts of money. A month later, the detainee was charged with extortion with threats, conspiracy and other offenses.
The attackers called the chosen victims, were presented to European lawyers and claimed that a relative of the victim guilty of the accident and it is necessary to make a large sum of money. The press service of the Ministry of justice reported that the accused lured the elderly Israelis about two million shekels. Received more than 220 complaints.
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