Employees of the Department in the economic sphere, Prosecutor General’s office and the Main military Prosecutor’s office with the support of the National police exposed the scheme particularly major tax evasion and illegal transfer of billions of hryvnia from Ukraine, including to Finance terrorism. This was written in Facebook, the Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko.
Pre-trial investigation found that since 2012 to today, the actual owner of the monopoly a distributor of tobacco products “Megapolis Ukraine” (now – “Tedis Ukraine”) is, in particular, the citizen of the Russian Federation Kesaev, according to which the decision of the Council sanctions which prohibit the withdrawal of funds from Ukraine abroad.
“Under the influence Kesaeva in key positions in the “Tedis” designated person that all of their decisions in consultation with a member of the Board of Directors of the Russian JSC “Degtyarev Plant” – one of the suppliers of weapons to terrorist organizations “DNR/LNR”. Despite the ban, the national security Council and the NBU, via accounts of firms-transit countries for 2015-2017 receive 2.5 billion UAH”, – said Lutsenko.
According to him, for the sake of a monopoly in the market, the company also received assistance from separate state agencies.
The attorney General added that thousands of law enforcement officers carry out investigative actions and searches in this case.