The criminal group consisted of six people, hosted by a resident of Melitopol
Employees of SB of Ukraine together with the fiscal service under the procedural management of Prosecutor’s office stopped activity of an interregional organized group, which has established an extensive network for the production and sale of counterfeit alcohol. Reports a press about it-service SBU.
Law enforcement authorities established that the group consisted of six people, hosted by a resident of Melitopol. Production capacity for illegal production of counterfeit alcohol malefactors equipped on the territory of Zaporizhzhya, Kyiv and Dnipropetrovsk regions.
“Operatives of the intelligence service established that underground plants “dealers” altered car windscreen washer and got the alcohol, which is then used to make counterfeit goods under the brands of famous Ukrainian brands. Employees of SB of Ukraine has documented that the attackers have implemented daily to two thousand liters of counterfeit alcohol,” – said in the SBU.
During the 29 raids in Zaporizhzhya, Dnipropetrovsk regions and in Kyiv, the police seized the equipment for the manufacture of counterfeit alcohol, more than ten tons of counterfeit alcohol, one and a half thousand litres of homemade vodka and brandy brands, nine and a half tons of alcoholic beverages with a total value of almost five million.
The withdrawn alcoholic products sent for examination. Open criminal proceedings under article 204 of the Criminal code of Ukraine. In Mogilev-Podolsky Vinnytsia region employees of the security Service of Ukraine also detained a minibus with almost three tons of alcohol.
Law enforcement officers found the car near the state border on the river Dniester. From the car to the shoreline were stretched a rubber hose with a length of almost 200 meters. On the revealed facts proceed it is investigative-prompt actions.