SBU exposed group illegally transporting goods in the occupied Donbass

СБУ разоблачила группировку, незаконно переправлявшую товары на оккупированный Донбасс

Employees of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) exposed in the area of the antiterrorist operation (ATO) organized criminal group, which for the past two years, illegally transported goods and materials in the temporarily occupied territory. About it reports press-the SBU center.

“Every month the dealers were transported across the boundary line of products to 20 million hryvnia. Their activity on the territory controlled by the Ukrainian authorities, was covered by separate representatives of law enforcement agencies. Also, the attackers had the full support of the terrorists in temporarily occupied territories”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that the SBU detained one of the organizers of the group while trying to cross the demarcation line at the control point of entry-exit (KPVV) is zaytsevo. During searches in places of residence and in the car of malefactors field investigators of special services in cooperation with the Prosecutor’s office of Donetsk region seized 835 thousand hryvnias and documents confirming their illegal activity. In particular, some documents testify to the permanent relations of businessmen with militants.

Related news: In Chernivtsi region detained the smugglers who tried to export to Romania record a large quantity of cigarettes

On this fact openly criminal proceedings under part 2 St. 364 Criminal code of Ukraine. The pretrial investigation is completed, it is planned to declare suspicion to all participants in illegal activities, said the press center of the SBU.

It is also reported that the Agency checks the information about the involvement of the attackers to the promotion of or participation in illegal armed groups.

We will remind, earlier the SBU found in the Donbas caches of ammunition, intended for sabotage and terrorist attacks.