Tax police of Transcarpathia seized over 34,000 packs of cigarettes and 6 tons of fuel in Vynogradiv district
Yesterday, while taking measures to counter illicit trafficking of excise goods, officers of the Operational Department and the Financial Investigation Department of the Main Office of the SFS in Transcarpathian region together with officers of the Security Service of Ukraine Office in Transcarpathian region inspected territories and adjacent buildings on the Ukrainian-Romanian border.
During the inspection of two private buildings located in a village of Vynogradiv district, they found and seized domestic tobacco products with and without excise stamps, including "Compliment slims 5", "Winston", "LM", "Jin Ling", "Chesterfield", "Marlboro" and others in total amount of 34,144 packs.
Also, during the inspection, in the same village, they detected an operating gas station, where fuels and lubricants were being sold without the necessary permits and registration documents. Diesel fuel in the amount of 6 tons was confiscated. The materials were sent for drafting a report on administrative offense.
Thus, thanks to these investigations, excise goods - tobacco products prepared for contraband across the state border of Ukraine in total amount of 34,144 packs worth about 690,000 UAH. and fuel of questionable origin being sold illegally in violation of the law worth about 110,000 UAH - were seized.
Currently, the investigation activities aimed at establishing a range of people involved in the organization of the tobacco product smuggling channel continue.