Employees of the tax police of the Head office of the SFS in Kharkiv region in cooperation with employees of the State security service in Kharkiv region under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutor’s office in Kharkiv region have seized batch of tobacco products from illicit turnover.
Within the framework of operation “Excise-2019”, “Rubizh”, “Bastion” and investigation of criminal proceeding under Part 1 Article 204 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was detected the illegal storage of cigarettes without the excise duty stamps of Ukraine, which were imported to Ukraine out of customs control.
Inspection in the warehouse where the specified goods were stored has been conducted on the basis of court order.
27 thousand 320 packs of foreign cigarettes without the excise duty stamps in worth of almost 820 thousand UAH have been detected, seized and transferred to responsible storage according to results of proceeded actions.
Currently, decision regarding the imposition of arrest on seizure goods is under consideration.
The investigation is ongoing.