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Economic Crimes Commited in the Field of Agricultural Production as a Classification Group in the Methodology of Investigation of Crimes


Trushkin Mikhail Aleksandrovich

Senior investigator of the second branch on crimes against the state power in economic sphere) of the investigation of particularly important cases of the Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Mordovia. 2, Tolstogo Str., Saransk, Republic of Mordovia, 430005. E-mail:


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The paper considers the thesis according to which the determination of the classification of crimes is a means of increasing the effectiveness of the investigation. The main argument is that the correct definition of the classification of crimes can solve the problem of acute shortage of information in the initial stage of the investigation. The author also gives certain other arguments. Moreover, it is proved that the correct determination of the classification of «economic crimes committed in the sphere of agricultural production» allows the investigator to focus on the investigation of forensically significant features which ensures the success of the investigation of these crimes.


economic crimes, investigation methodology, classification group, forensic classification, information.

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