Law enforcement officers detained three men suspected of forcing them to make a transaction related to the lease, the press service of the Investigative Committee of the ICR for the Leningrad Region reported.
According to investigators, in 2018, the entrepreneur handed over a land plot with buildings located on it to a commercial organization. From September 2021 to May 2022, he began to demand an increased fee, but the director of the enterprise refused to change the provisions of the concluded contract.
Then the landlord decided to achieve what he wanted by force and created an organized group, which included a lawyer and an ex-employee of law enforcement agencies.
After that, they pretended to be employees of the UK, arrived at the woman’s office and forced her to make a deal. As a result, the amount of rent increased by 250%. A criminal case has been opened on this fact, the investigation is ongoing.