As the deputy head of department of public service on fight against economic crime Sergey Stuzhuk reported, in area fight against slot machines proceeds. Fresh to that example: last Friday police officers "covered" the underground slot machine hall in the Ship area. As a result machine guns withdrew, and on the owner made the protocol.
Sergey Stuzhuk explained:
- This one of the numerous directions of our work. Before coming into effect of the Law on a gaming ban in Ukraine we withdrew 424 illegally operating slot machines after this law gained strength, - 182 more slot machines and the gaming equipment.
Sergey Stuzhuk also noted that some owners of a gaming, trampling on the current legislation, go on various shifts, in particular, use various watch facilities, including - technical to let in slot machine halls only "the" regular customers. Nevertheless, the militia continues "to expose" illegal immigrants of this type of business.
Now in a specialwarehouse of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area is 57 withdrawn slot machines. Other seized property as it was told, "either is returned to owners, or transferred to the income to the state".
We will remind: The law on a gaming ban in Ukraine was initiated by Cabinet of Ministers and signed by the president Victor Yushchenko on May 15 the current year. Though, according to the guarantor, the ban parliament of a gaming was the wrong step promoting its tenization and criminalization.