In the two areas found illegal mining

В двух областях обнаружили нелегальную добычу полезных ископаемых

In Bukovina and Cherkassy region the security service of Ukraine blocked the illegal extraction of minerals

In Chernivtsi region two enterprises illegally quarried gravel, and in Cherkasy oblast brick factory mined minerals, jeopardizing the safety of local residents.

The security service of Ukraine in Cherkasy and Chernivtsi regions have blocked the illegal extraction of minerals. About it reports press-the SBU center on Wednesday, November 13.

“In the Chernivtsi region two enterprises was carried out a sample of gravel from the state career, which officially suspended five years ago. Dealers used illegally obtained materials in the provision of services for construction and repair. According to experts, the preliminary sum of the caused state losses since the beginning of 2019 is almost 20 million UAH. Police seized from the criminals, truck and excavator used in illegal mining. The issue of the imposition of the machinery of arrest”, – stated in the message.



In Cherkasy region the top management of a private brick factory continued mining in the state career after the expiration of permits.

Dealers produced finished products that were implemented on the entire territory of Ukraine. According to preliminary calculations, the cost caused to the state damage amounts to more than 7 million UAH.

At the conclusion of the specialists, mining occurred in a career with unfortified mouth of the pit, where landslides have been observed. This created a threat to the life and health of people living near the quarry.

During the investigation, law enforcement officers seized financial and economic documentation, electronic media, draft accounts, confirming the illegal activities of the defendants in the case.

In the framework of criminal proceedings initiated under part 2 of article 364-1 (abuse of authority by an official legal entity of private law irrespective of organizationally-legal forms) of the Criminal code of Ukraine, investigative actions proceed. The issue concerning the Declaration of a top-managers of the brick factory on suspicion of committing a crime.

We will remind that earlier the police found millions of timber theft in the two areas. In the Zhytomyr region “businessmen” received about UAH 14 million for the illegal export of charcoal, and in the Kharkiv region found environmentally hazardous illegal timber processing 21 million UAH.

It was also reported that in Ternopil region found 400 kilos of amber in the cylinders. The patrol conducted a cursory check of the car and Renault has identified about 40 cylinders labeled “freon Gas”.

News from the Telegram. Subscribe to our channel