Security forces OOS seized counterfeit alcohol for 28 million

Силовики ООС изъяли контрафактного алкоголя на 28 миллионов

Dealers seized tens of thousands of liters of product and equipment

Massabni the exposure of the criminal scheme for the production of alcohol took about three months.

Law enforcement officers of the United forces found in the Donbas counterfeit alcoholic products and equipment for its manufacture in excess of 28 million. About it reports a press-the centre of environmental protection.

“In November 2018 – January 2019 (…) has exposed a criminal scheme of illegal production and further implementation on the territory of different regions of Ukraine, as well as the movement promotion is not currently designated persons through the line of differentiation of adulterated alcoholic beverages”, – stated in the message.

February 1, police searched storage areas in Bahmut in Kramatorsk, during which discovered and seized a bottling line and packing of the forged alcoholic products; 1347 tetrapaks with a capacity of 10 liters each (13470 l) finished products – adulterated alcohol; over 20.5 tons of ethanol; over 20 thousand excise tax stamps of Ukraine and other accessories.

“The total amount of the seized equipment and commodity-material values is about 1 million dollars”, – said at the headquarters of the OOS.

“Currently under investigation (operational) activities with the aim of establishing all involved persons, including servicemen, armed forces and law enforcement bodies that are relevant to the above-mentioned criminal scheme was carried out her “protection”,” added in OOS.

After this, the involved parties will be notified of the suspicion and measures of restraint in form of detention.

Earlier it was reported that officers of the SBU detained to smuggle cigarettes from “LDNR”.


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