SFS investigators in Transcarpathia investigated 59 criminal proceedings
During the first quarter 2015, the Financial Investigation Department of the Main Office of SFS in Transcarpathian region investigated 59 criminal proceedings.
In particular, pre-trial investigation was carried out on 37 facts under Article 212 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine - tax evasion. Of those, 24 cases were on willful evasion that led to actual underpayment to budgets or state purpose funds in a large scale. Also, the department was investigating 29 criminal proceedings on serious crimes.
During January-March, investigators completed pre-trial investigation in 16 criminal proceedings, 6 of which were sent to the court with indictments, 2 were sent to the court for exemption from criminal liability, and 8 criminal proceedings were closed pursuant to Article 284 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine.
In the completed criminal proceedings, the Financial Investigation Department determined damages in amount of 1,863,000 UAH. Currently, 1,107,000 UAH has been recovered, and 763,000 UAH worth of property has been seized.
For three months in 2015, 5 searches and 2 inspections of the scene were conducted in the criminal proceedings. 19,852 liters of alcoholic beverages, 765 liters of alcohol and 7,705 packs of tobacco products were seized.