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SBU reveals scheme of legalization of coal of unidentified origin in Donetsk region

The SBU together with the State Fiscal Service revealed a scheme of legalization of coal of unidentified origin in the ATO area.

The officials of a state coal-preparation plant in Donetsk region using fake documents bought coal of unidentified origin for cash through a number of fictitious firms. This low quality coal was added to high quality products to enhance the extent of energy materials. After that, the mixture was loaded for the needs of energy field, especially state thermoelectric plants and thermal power plants under the guise of high quality coal.

In general, during 2014-2016 the plant provided energy enterprises with “coal” at a total sum of more than 260 million UAH.

A criminal case under Part 3 Article 212 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was launched.

Urgent investigative actions are under way.


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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