Employees of tax police of the SFS in Poltava region stopped illegal sale of the counterfeit alcohol and tobacco, as well as seized a large batch of goods.
Resident of the region who carried out purchase of the counterfeit alcohol beverages and tobacco products, as well as their storage in the premises of the local wholesale base for the purpose of further sale has been identified within the framework of operation “Excise-2019”. Herewith, the defendant did not have any permission documents for the specified type of activity.
5.1 thousand liters of the counterfeit alcohol poured into the “bag-in-box” packages and 26.5 thousand packs of tobacco products without the excise duty stamps of Ukraine were seized and transferred to responsible storage as a result of proceeded measures.
Total cost of seized products is nearly 2 million UAH.
Protocol on administrative offense under Part 1 Article 177-2 of the Code of Ukraine on Administrative Offenses has been compiled and sent to the court regarding the breaker of law.