Detectives of the Territorial Department of the ESBU in the city of Kyiv and the Kyiv region together with other law enforcement agencies, exposed the capital's enterprise in particularly large tax evasion.
The investigation established that the head of the enterprise which was engaged in the import of aviation fuel, falsified financial and accounting reports and used a preferential mechanism for payment of excise tax. In this way the company evaded payment of excise tax and the VAT. The total amount of damages caused to the state is almost UAH 17.5 million.
Currently, the former director of the enterprise has been charged with criminal offenses provided for in Part 3 of Art. 212 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (tax evasion) and Part 1 of Art. 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (official forgery). A petition is being prepared for the court to choose a preventive measure in the form of bail for the amount of damages caused to the state.
The pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings is carried out by detectives of the Territorial Department of the ESBU in Kyiv and the Kyiv region together with the Department of military counterintelligence of the SSU under the procedural guidance of the Kyiv city prosecutor's office.