How the Ministry of Income in Transcarpathia fights counterfeit vodka
According to the order of the Ministry of income and taxes of Ukraine on tightening the control over the production and circulation of excisable goods and unshadowing of this market, 4725 bottles of illicit alcoholic beverages have been confiscated.
Officers of the operational department of the Ministry of Income in Transcarpathian region have inspected 12 business entities that have a license to wholesale alcoholic beverages, and 409 entities that have a license to retail.
After 22 inspections, the largest amount of counterfeit vodka was confiscated in the city of Uzhgorod and Uzhgorod district - 4427 bottles, in Tyachiv district - 212, and in Rakhiv district - 41. The seized alcohol beverages had promotional labels depicting "Kozachka" and were sold at prices lower than the market average price.
- The Ministry of income and taxes of Ukraine invites you to support the social and educational initiative: "See counterfeit vodka - call immediately: (044) 284-00-07." This campaign is aimed at combating counterfeit alcohol products and establishment of a healthy lifestyle in Ukraine. Therefore, I am sure, together we can not only clean the market off of counterfeit excisable goods, but also establish social principles of a healthy lifestyle - Mykhailo Shukost, the Acting Deputy Chief - the Chief of the Financial Investigation Department of the Main Office of the Ministry of Income in Transcarpathian region emphasizes.