Transcarpathian customs office: combating smuggling and customs offenses
Since the beginning of 2015, units of Transcarpathian SFS have opened 723 cases of customs regulations violation (CRV) in excess of UAH 10.6 million, - the head of the Transcarpathian customs office Vadim Symchera said at the press conference. According to him, this amount is not final, since in 17 cases under articles 472, 482 and 483 of the Customs Code of Ukraine, the value of offense objects has not been established.
The head of the customs office said that compared to the same period of 2014, the number of cases lodged has increased by 16% or 101 case, while the value of CRV objects has increased by about 252%, or UAH 7.6 million.
In addition goods, vehicles and documents on the basis of Article 511 of the Customs Code of Ukraine in 262 cases totaling over UAH 8 million - have been removed.
Note that since the beginning of the year, Transcarpathian customs office have sent to the police for registration in the Unified register of pre-trial investigations 133 reports of illegal acts that contain elements of criminal offenses including: for crimes under Article 204 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (illegal manufacturing, storage, sale or transportation of excisable goods with intent to sell) - 17 reports (detection of tobacco products without excise stamps of Ukraine); for crimes under Article 212 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (evasion of the payment taxes and duties (mandatory payments)) - 2 reports, found in the proceedings of the case (tax evasion); for crimes under Article 305 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (smuggling of narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors) - 1 report (detection of psychotropic substances).