As it became known, at the end of the last week the staff of the South Ukrainian interregional department the Organized Crime Control Department of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area carried out large-scale special operation during which 5 members of the organized criminal group which was engaged in production and distribution of forged alcoholic drinks are detained.
In близи the cities of Pervomaisk, on the route "Pervomaisk — Nikolaev" the truck which transported big party of the forged vodka, one of known trademarks was stopped. The detention was carried out by the staff of special forces the Organized Crime Control Department "Falcon". At the same time, in the city of Pervomaisk, in the territory of underground shop on production of a counterfeit, the organizer of criminal group and his accomplices was detained.
During the authorized search, police officers found the equipment for production, flood and obstruction of alcoholic drinks. Alcohol which was used in "production", didn't conform to the established standards. Alcohol-containing products produced in this underground shop as examination established a bit later, posed threat for life.
Besides vodka, participants of an organized criminal group spilled and "cognac products".
The equipment and raw materials (more than 200 liters of technical alcohol) was withdrawn.
All members of an organized criminal group, by a court decision, are arrested for a period of two months.
At present further trial is carried out.