In Kazakhstan, Closed 172 Illegal Gambling Institutions
In the first half of 2019, one of the priorities of law enforcement agencies was the elimination of illegal gambling business. This was announced by abykalka skakov, chairman of the committee on financial monitoring of kazakhstan.
According to the ministry, in the first six months of 2019 in kazakhstan, 172 gambling institutions were closed, including 15 illegal casinos. 5 thousand was also seized. Slot machines and terminals.
Within the framework of operational work, the economic investigation service revealed and stopped the work of seven organized criminal groups that were engaged in fictitious financial transactions and gembling outlawed.
Recall, in kazakhstan, the activities of gambling instittions are permited exclusively within the framework of specially designated territories. However, underground casino contines to appear in the country, which caused the mass «stripping»: just for june – july of the current year in connection with this brought 81 criminal cases (since the beginning of 2019 there are already 157).