22 Sep 2017 19:15

Russian interior minister does not confirm reports of 300-mln-rubles damage from hoax calls

ULYANOVSK. Sept 22 (Interfax) - Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has not confirmed reports from the media stating that law enforcement structures estimate the damage inflicted by a wave of anonymous hoax calls on mining of buildings all over the country at 300 million rubles.

"There is a more accurate estimate" already, the minister said, replying to an Interfax question.

The Russian Interior Ministry's press service would provide this information to the media, he said.

Kolokoltsev also refrained from answering a question as to whether there are any suspects of committing these illegal acts so far.