The security service of Ukraine brought to trial materials of criminal case against officials of the Nikolaev customs and the business owner who made smuggling of consumer goods for the sum over 1,7 million UAH. I reported about it today at a briefing a press - the secretary of SBU Marina Ostapenko, the correspondent of RBC - Ukraine reports. According to M. Ostapenko, participants of criminal group made and provided counterfeit documents which contained false information on quantity of the goods which customs clearance needs the minimum payments to customs authorities.
M. Ostapenko also reported that on April 9 this year the staff of SBU together with customs officers prevented illicit import to the territory of Ukraine of construction accessories and finishing materials for the sum of 0,5 million UAH. Owners of illicit baggage when passing customs control underestimated prime cost of goods by 4 times.
Press - the secretary of SBU noted that the staff of department brought criminal case upon the illegal illicit transaction of one of the foreign firms, registered in an offshore zone. According to M. Ostapenko, to the address of one of the Zaporozhye commercial enterprises the steel products party for total amount nearly 1,3 million UAH arrived. All documents of foreign firm provided by businessmen during customs registration, counterfeit, and the cost of the declared metal is underestimated almost three times.