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MOSCOW, August 14 (Itar-Tass) - More than 3,600 violations have been exposed at trade outlets across Russia since Tuesday; and eight police officers are being checked for possible involvement in protecting illegal businesses, the Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass.
"According to the Interior Ministry's Main Internal Security Department, over 1,600 raids have been carried out at markets, construction sites and other economic areas in the past 24 hours as part of the efforts to combat illegal businesses and illegal migration. More than 3,600 violations have been exposed including 600 breaches of migration legislation and 300 violations in entrepreneurship, finance, and taxes," a police official said.
Police thoroughly check citizens' reports on violations by traders and corruption in law-enforcement bodies.