Staff of tax police of GNA in the Nikolaev area stopped activity of a network of illegal gambling institutions which worked in the regional center, in defiance of the requirement of the Law of Ukraine "About gaming prohibition in Ukraine".
Carrying out special operation, tax specialists revealed illegally operating playing club which belongs to the operator of a gaming known in the region in the downtown, reported "to Crime. Is NOT PRESENT" in the Public tax administration.
Working illegally, the administration of an institution tried to keep dark the activity. On the central entrance of the room the lock and a sign "Is closed" hung, however the constant and checked visitors had opportunity to get in the room through a "black" entrance, only previously having caused time of the visit.
At the time of arrival of guards in an institution there were about two tens visitors for which the bar, 2 electronic roulettes worked for four places everyone, and 36 slot machines connected to the power supply network.
Other underground hall of playing machine guns which functioned nearby on one of the central city streets, unlike previous, worked only in evening and night time. Could get to it also only well familiar to the woman - the administrator regular customers who were acquainted with prearranged signals of access. During institution survey employees of tax police revealed in 14 functioning "one-armed bandits" and 5 players.
By results of checks the staff of tax police of Nikolaev withdrew from organizers of illegal business of the playing equipment for total amount over 1,2 million hryvnias. Violators will be made responsible agrees with standards of the current legislation.
As a whole, since the beginning of carrying out preventive operation concerning working off of subjects of a gaming who, contrary to Law requirements, continue to work illegally, the tax police of Ukraine established 387 facts of illegal carrying out gamblings, nearly 5 thousand slot machines and other equipment for the sum of 69,7 million hryvnias are withdrawn.Concerning violators 143 administrative reports are made.
Now for carrying out special operations as in day, and at night, more than 600 mobile groups on all Ukraine in which nearly 1,5 thousand employees of tax police are involved are created.