Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
17th November, 2015
This is the largest sum in the history of the world, proposed for the catching of criminals.
The FSB of Russia has issued a reward for information on the terrorists who organised the explosion of a Russian plane in Egypt. The announcement was preceded by a report by the head of the FSB Bortnikov and President Putin about the cause of the crash A321 in Egypt — an explosive device. We found out what were the biggest rewards that were installed in Russia and the United States for help in catching terrorists.
Until 2006, the reward for information on acts of terrorism and terrorists in Russia were usually announced by local authorities or private individuals. Cash rewards were paid from the Federal budget after March 2006, President Vladimir Putin signed the law “to combat terrorism”.
$ 10 million was the remuneration declared for the capture of terrorists who killed in 2006 four employees of the Russian Embassy in Baghdad.
300 million rubles – for the capture of Shamil Basayev and Aslan Maskhadov, the organizers of the terrorist act in Beslan.
$ 5 million for the capture of the leader of North Caucasian group “Caucasus Emirate” Doku Umarov.
10 million rubles – for the capture of terrorists who attacked the village of Tsentaroi in Chechnya.
5 million rubles – for the capture of the perpetrators of the assassination of Yunus-Bek Yevkurov.
3 million rubles – for the capture of Arab militant terrorist, a mercenary in Chechnya Abu al-Walid.
3 million rubles for information about the explosion at the racetrack in Nalchik.
2 million rubles for information about the explosion in Loo of Lazarevsky area Sochi on 7 August 2008.
1 million rubles for information about the explosions in 1996 in two trolleybuses in Moscow.
1 million rubles – for the capture of the perpetrators of terrorist acts in Mineralniye Vody and Yessentuki on 24 March 2001.
1 million rubles – for the capture of the organizers of explosions in the market of Vladikavkaz 9 September 2010.
$ 50 million – reward for help in the capture of terrorist number 1 Osama bin Laden.
$ 33 million – for the seven leaders of the Somali Islamist group Al-Shabab. Of them, 7 million dollars was for the founder of the group Ahmed Abdi aw-Mohamed.
$ 25 million – for Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
$ 25 million — for the organizer of the attacks of September 11, 2001, Khaled Sheikh Mohammad.
$ 25 million – for the head of al-Qaeda after the elimination of bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri.
$ 25 million – for the international terrorist Abu Musab AZ-Zarqawi.
$ 5 million – for the leader of a Mexican drug cartel “Sinaloa”, billionaire Joaquin Guzman.
$ 5 million — for the leader of North Caucasian group “Caucasus Emirate” Doku Umarov.