Detectives of the Territorial Department of the Economic Security Bureau of Ukraine in Kyiv and Kyiv region served a notice of suspicion to a resident of Myronivka Kyiv region for selling counterfeit tobacco products.
The investigation established that during 2022 the woman organized the supply of illegally manufactured tobacco products. She sold the products in Kyiv region. The estimated cost of the cigarettes is almost UAH 900 thousand.
The offender was served a notice of suspicion under Part 1 of Article 204 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (illegal manufacture, storage, sale or transportation with intent to sell excisable goods). Other involved persons and details of the scheme of supplying counterfeit tobacco products are being established.
The suspect faces a fine of five to ten thousand tax-free minimum incomes of citizens with confiscation and destruction of illegally manufactured goods.
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 under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Kyiv regional prosecutor's office and operational support of the employees of the main directorate of the National Police of Ukraine in the Kyiv region.
We will remind that recently the detectives of the Territorial Department of the Economic Security Bureau of Ukraine in the city of Kyiv and the Kyiv region announced suspicion against a resident of Bila Tserkva for the illegal sale of excise goods worth half of UAH million.