Employees of tax police of the SFS in Kharkiv region seized a large batch of foreign-produced alcohol imported to Ukraine outside the customs control from illicit turnover.
Within the framework of operation “Excise-2019”, “RUbizh” and investigation of criminal proceeding under Part 1 and Part 3 Article 204 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine it was detected that in the territory of the regional center there is storage of foreign-produced alcohol imported to Ukraine outside the customs control. Specified products were sold to the end consumers through a specialized website on the Internet.
Searches in storage sites of excisable goods were conducted on the basis of the court order. 991 liters of foreign-produced alcohol without the excise tax stamps of Ukraine, with a total estimated cost of more than 1 million UAH were seized from illicit turnover as a result of searches.
Currently, issue on the imposition of arrest at seized commodity-material values is under consideration.
The investigation is ongoing.