SBU terminates activity of the interregional conversion center with multimillion turnover in Kropyvnytskyi
The SBU officials together with the fiscal service under the procedural supervision of the regional prosecutor’s office terminated activity of the interregional conversion center with the multimillion turnover in Kropyvnytskyi.
The law enforcers established, that the illegal business was organized by the group of dealers, which included officials of banking sphere. The main office of the offenders was in Kropyvnytskyi, the crime associates operated in Kyiv and Mykolayiv regions. The offenders moved in shadow funds of a list of commercial structures from different regions of Ukraine. The conversion center also “helped” clients to minimize the tax payments to the budget.
While the searches in the offices of the convert, the residences and the vehicles of the involved persons, the SBU officials revealed the stamps of a list of sham entities, checkbooks, bank cards and documentation, proving the realization of financial frauds, and also powerful computer equipment, which was used for “growing” of cryptocurrency.
The law enforcers also seized nearly 350,000 UAH in cash while detaining and searches.
Currently the accounts of a list of sham entities, which were used by the organizers of the conversion center are blocked.
The criminal proceeding is initiated under part 2 Article 205 and Part 2 Article 212 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The pre-trial investigation is under way.
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