By the decision of the Appellate Chamber of the Higher Anti-Corruption Court, all assets of Demurinsky Mining and Processing Plant LLC, namely: corporate rights in the amount of 100%, movable and immovable property of the enterprise and cash in accounts in the amount of UAH 14.4 million, were charged to state income.
For the lawsuit, detectives of the Economic Security Bureau of Ukraine, together with the Security Service of Ukraine, provided the necessary evidence base and materials to the Office of the Prosecutor General and the Department of Sanctions Policy of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.
Earlier, by the decision of the Higher Anti-Corruption Court, Russian citizen Mykhailo Yevgenovich Shelkov, the ultimate beneficial owner of Demurinsky GZK LLC, was sanctioned under Clause 1-1 of Part 1 of Article 4 of the Law on Sanctions, and an apartment and 100% of the share in the authorized capital of the LLC were charged to the state income. "VSMPO Titan Ukraine" and the property of this enterprise - real estate, cars, cash.
A detectives of the ESBU, as part of the pre-trial investigation, established that the company's officials, following a preliminary collusion with officials of offshore companies, sold titanium raw materials to a European company at a deliberately low price in 2021.
Thus, with the aim of evading the payment of income tax, their actions resulted in the actual non-payment of funds to the State Budget of Ukraine in the amount of over UAH 10.1 million.
In addition, the investigation established that the mentioned company during 2020-2021 exported titanium-containing raw materials to enterprises of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. According to the documents, the plant allegedly supplied this raw material to an Austrian company. However, in fact, the products were immediately sent to Russian and Belarusian enterprises and used, in particular, for the production of individual parts of fighter jets and missiles, which are currently being fired at Ukraine.
Pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings on the grounds of criminal offenses provided for in Part 1, 3 of Art. 212, Part 2 of Art. 209, Part 3 of Art. 110-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, carried out by detectives of the Economic Security Bureau of Ukraine in cooperation with the Security Service of Ukraine and the procedural management of prosecutors of the Prosecutor General's Office.