The SBU detained the businessman from “DNR” for financing terrorism

Employees of the Main Department of counterintelligence protection of economy of state and the head investigative Department of SBU together with the Prosecutor General’s office detained the businessman of the so-called “DPR” for the financing of terrorism. About it reports a press-Department service.

“Operatives of the secret services established that the man is the owner of one of the largest networks of grocery stores in the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk region. Kommersant has established a mechanism of supplying the food and tobacco from the territory of the Russian Federation. Of the products directly went to the needs of illegal armed formations”, – said the Agency.

Militiamen documented that the businessman, who is also “acting member” of Horlivka city Council, was one of the ten largest taxpayers in the budget psevdorespubliki.

Noted that employees of SB of Ukraine detained the malefactor in Kharkov, where he arrived on personal business. During searches in apartment of the Kharkov businessman and the places of residence of his relatives, the police seized documents and electronic media with evidence of terrorist financing.

Businessman have also discovered 50 thousand dollars., 150 thousand UAH and Bank cards, which store the funds received from illegal activities.

In the framework of criminal proceedings opened under part 1 article 258-3 of the Criminal code of Ukraine, the detainee it is declared suspicion in Commission of crime.

The court chose the measure of restraint in form of detention without an alternative of bail. The pretrial investigation proceeds.