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SBU reveals underground workshop producing alcohol from smuggled Russian spirit

In Shostka, Sumy region, the SBU officers revealed an illegal workshop producing counterfeit alcohol from the spirit smuggled from Russia.

The law enforcers revealed an underground production in one of the rented storages in the territory of the city. The SBU officers together with the Prosecutor’s Office and State Fiscal Service confiscated from the workshop half a ton of fabricated spirits under the labels of famous world brands. The SBU officers also found 100 liters of ethyl alcohol of Russian origin that the organizers illegally imported from the Russian Federation.

The confiscated products were sent to expertise.

A criminal case under Parts 1 and 2 Article 204 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was launched.

The pretrial investigation is under way.


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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