SBU stops mass production and sale of fabricated drugs in Odesa
The SBU officers together with the Prosecutor’s Office and the Police stopped mass production and sale of fabricated drugs.
The law enforcers established that the organizers of the illegal business produced fabricated broad-ranging drugs in one of the storages in Odesa. The production and packing of the goods was conducted in insanitary conditions. The criminals sold the fabricated drugs in the territory of the region through private and other pharmacy networks. The part of the drugs was sold in other regions of Ukraine. According to previous estimations, the criminals managed to sell fabricated drugs for almost 30 million UAH.
In the process of searches at the illegal production, the offices of the criminals and pharmacy networks the SBU officers confiscated fabricated drugs worth more than 5 million UAH. In the storages the SBU officers also revealed drugs of Russian manufacture illegally imported to Ukraine. Accounting fraud that evidence the sale of fabricated drugs was confiscated from the organizers.
Urgent actions to seize fabricated drugs from pharmacy networks are under way.
A criminal case under Part 2 Article 321-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was launched.
The pretrial investigation is under way.
SBU Press Center
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