The SBU uncovered a network of counterfeit alcohol
The security service of Ukraine together with the Prosecutor’s office has unveiled the activity of a whole network sale of counterfeit alcohol.
Employees of the security Service of Ukraine together with Prosecutor’s office stopped in the Zaporozhye region the broad distribution network of counterfeit alcohol, reports a press-the SB center of Ukraine.
“Militiamen established that the management of the company engaged in wholesale trade in alcoholic beverages, along with legal alcohol realized the forged vodka. Counterfeit dealers supplied at outlets throughout the region. The attackers implemented daily to two thousand liters of counterfeit alcohol,” – said in the message.
As a result of searches in the warehouses of the company in Zaporozhye, Berdyansk and Melitopol the staff of intelligence service found almost twenty thousand bottles of counterfeit vodka counterfeit brands of a duty in the amount of two million hryvnia . The premises also had a thousand liters of alcohol is of unknown origin.
Field investigators of security service of Ukraine seized more than half a million hryvnias and financial documents confirming illegal trade with counterfeit vodka.
Open criminal proceedings according to article 199 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
Proceed urgent quickly-investigative actions for establishment of “producer” counterfeit vodka, the measures taken for its withdrawal from circulation.