SBU blocks in Bukovyna channel of illegal currency extraction from Ukraine
SBU officials jointly with the military prosecutor’s office and operatives of the Border guard service units blocked in Bukovyna channel of currency extraction from Ukraine, covering by supervisory authorities.
The law-enforcers established that local dealers regularly by means of state officials “laundered” money from illegal trade with the EU countries. The special service operatives detained couriers at the checkpoint “Porubne” in Bukovyna. During the offenders’ luggage search the SBU officials seized almost 250 000 EUR and 60 000 USD, allocated by the organizers for another purchase of smuggled goods.
At present, the identities of officials, assisting smuggling business have been establishing.
The criminal proceeding under p.3 Article 368 of the Criminal code of Ukraine is initiated. The urgent investigations are under way.
For the Attention of the SBU Head