A series of "alcoholic" crimes of an organized group was solved in Transcarpathia
Investigators of the Ministry of Income sent to the court a criminal proceeding that has signs of an organized criminal group. This was reported during a national press conference with representatives of regional and national media by Igor Kolomiytsev - the Deputy Head - Head of Financial Investigation Department of the Main Office of the Ministry of Income in Transcarpathian region.
"We are working exclusively within the rule of law and follow the rules of the CCP. Over the past 10 years, it is the first revealed OCG in the region. The criminal proceeding has been registered in the Unified register of pre-trial investigations against 5 persons who, acting in an organized criminal group, were illegally manufacturing, storing, transporting and selling alcohol beverages. The confiscated products with fake excise stamps posed a threat to life and health of the people" - Igor Kolomiytsev informed.
According to the Deputy Head - Head of Financial Investigation Department of the Main Office of the Ministry of Income in Transcarpathian region, despite the reduction of the stuff and, consequently, the increase of the load, thanks to automation of the selection of risky facilities to subjected to testing and inspection, there has been a significant increase in work efficiency. In particular, during the year, 73 criminal proceedings have been completed, which is 1.4 times more than that for the last year, and more than 8.5 million hryvnias of losses have been recovered. In 2012, the state was recovered 3.6 million hryvnias, which is 2.3 times less than that in this year.
Source - Main Office of the Ministry of Income in Transcarpathian region