Underground vodka distillery employees revealed the Organized Crime Control Department of the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Cherkassk area. During carrying out quickly - search actions the group of persons, inhabitants of Cherkass, Umani and the Kirovograd area which were engaged in alcohol plunder from the state distilleries, production of the forged alcoholic beverages of the Zlatogor trademark was exposed. According to operational data, this organized criminal group carried out wholesale trade in the forged vodka.
As told to the correspondent of the UNIAN in department of public relations of the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Cherkassk area, during carrying out special operation 2 trucks transporting forged production and alcohol are detained. 4 tons of the alcohol, more than 5000 bottles of the forged vodka are withdrawn.
On this fact criminal case according to Art. 204 of UK of Ukraine (illicit manufacturing, storage, sale or transportation with a sales objective of excise goods) is brought. Searches in Cherkassy and Umani are carried out.