In Sumy region has seized 12 tonnes of surrogate alcohol

Within carrying out operation “Excise-2018” and “Boundary-2018” the staff of tax police GU GFS in the Sumy region dismantled a clandestine workshop for the production of alcohol and exposed group of persons who have organized the production and sale. This reports the press service of the SFS of Ukraine.

It is established that a group of residents of the district of Konotop in Ukraine was imported alcohol outside of customs control. Later it was used to counterfeit alcohol. Production is carried out in unsanitary conditions by mixing alcohol with water of unknown origin.

During the searches were seized about 12 tons of excisable products estimated value of 3 million UAH, and also the equipment for mass production.