205 boxes of counterfeit tobacco was confiscated from an Uzhgorod resident
The offender from the regional center was hiding more than 110 thousand packs of cigarettes in a summer kitchen in Uzhgorod region.
Recently Transcarpathian law enforcement officers, including officers of the State Service for Combating Economic Crimes and investigators, having a relevant operational information, carried out an authorized search in one of the houses in the village of Kinchesh in Uzhgorod district.
Here, in the summer kitchen, the police found a large number of counterfeit cigarettes - more than 110 thousand packs totaling about 800,000 UAH. Some packs had excise stamps, others did not.
As it turned out, this building belonged to a 47-year-old resident of Uzhgorod. Now the police will be establishing what he needed so much "tobacco" for.
Criminal proceeding over this incident has been initiated under Part 1 of Art.199 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (production, storage with intention of use or sale of goods or sale of excise stamps).
205 boxes of cigarettes were seized. Preliminary investigation is ongoing, the PR Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Office in Transcarpathian region reported.
Джерело: Карпатський об'єктив