Employees of tax police of Head office of the SFS in Kyiv under the procedural guidance of the regional prosecutor's office have liquidated the illicit production of counterfeit alcohol in the region.
Group of individuals who organized the illicit production of alcohol from low-quality raw materials in one of the cities of the region has been identified within the framework of operation "Excise - 2019" and investigation of criminal proceeding under Part 3 Article 204 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
2 thousand 135 liters of transparent liquid with a characteristic smell of alcohol, 1.700 liters of blue liquid with a characteristic smell of alcohol, equipment and materials for mass production of alcohol, computer equipment, electronic media of information, mobile phones and draft records have been seized from the illegal turnover and transferred to responsible storage according to the results of authorized searches conducted in illicit production and warehouse premises, as well as at the places of residence of identified individuals and their cars.
Estimated cost of seized commodity-materials values approximately is 1.3 million UAH including the excisable goods in the amount of almost 730 thousand UAH.
The investigation is ongoing.