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SBU detains entrepreneur on financing “DNR/LNR” terrorist organizations

SBU officers detained an entrepreneur who financed DNR/LNR terrorist organizations.

The operatives of the SBU Main Directorate of Counter-Intelligence Protection of the State's economic interests exposed the Director General of a group of enterprises, including some located on the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk region, organized the production of respiratory protective equipment.

Law enforcers documented that the dealer supplied products, in particular, to illegal armed formations, paying “taxes” to the so-called “budget” of the terrorists. SBU officers also documented that the goods manufactured on the Ukraine-controlled territory was sold to state coal producers.

SBU officers detained the Director General in Kyiv when he visited the city from temporarily occupied Donetsk on business.

During authorized searches in office, storage rooms and residences of criminals, law enforcers found accounting and business documents, stamps, computer equipment and magnetic data storage devices with evidence of illegal activities.

SBU officers in joint operation with the State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine also blocked accounts of business entities involved in fraud.

The detainee was served a notice of suspicion in committing the crime stipulated by Article 258-3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and the issue about choosing a measure of restraint is being settled in the framework of criminal proceeding.

Pretrial investigation is ongoing.


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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