SBU reveals mechanism of rich woods embezzlement in Rivne region
The SBU officers revealed a mechanism of rich woods embezzlement in the state forestry of Rivne region.
The SBU officers established that the officials of a forestry under the guise of sanitary deforestation sold rich woods, in particular horn beech and oak, to local entrepreneurs.
In the process of searches in the woodworking enterprises of Dubenskyi district the law enforcers revealed 400 cubic meters of rich woods illegally deforested in the state forestry and worth 3 mln UAH. Forest products and industrial woods with questioned documents of their origin were confiscated.
A criminal case under Part 3 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is launched.
The pretrial investigation is under way.
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