In the course of the measures taken to prevent the facts of corruption in the higher echelons of power, employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of State Security, the Ministry of Revenues and Fees and the Prosecutor General's Office of the Donetsk People's Republic held joint activities to curb the criminal activities of a number of high-ranking officials of the Ministry of Coal and Energy of the DPR- it is spoken in the official statement which was distributed by the Center of public relations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
As a result of the special operation, twenty-two officials of various levels were detained, seventeen of whom were detained as a preventive measure.
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in the period from January 2017, participants of this organized criminal group from the state-owned enterprises controlled by the Ministry of Coal and Energy more than 100 million rubles were stolen. On the facts of embezzlement on a large scale, a number of criminal cases were initiated against members of an organized criminal group of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the DPR. A further set of activities is underway.