In Belarus on suspicion of illegal business activities detained and arrested a citizen of Ukraine. This is stated in the message published on the website of the state control Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
“In early November of the current year the financial police detained two trucks with apples and tomatoes (seized more than 40 tons). The sanctions were the last group of Russian and Ukrainian businessmen. A criminal case under part 3 article 233 of the Criminal code (“Illicit entrepreneurial activities”). He led the illegal business 32-year-old citizen of Ukraine, he was arrested and taken into custody”, – stated in it.
It is added that an investigation against a group of merchants continues. “During the searches the seized primary accounting documents, seals and stamps, as well as the media, testifying to illegal activity,” the report States.
The investigation suggests that the group of Ukrainians and Russians for two years in 2017-2018, purchased in Poland and Ukraine fruit and vegetables, imported it into the territory of Belarus for subsequent sale in Russia.
“To give a semblance of legality of their activities, they used accounting documents controlled by four false structures and several individual entrepreneurs”, – underlined in the message.
According to experts, the illegal income from such activities amounted to 300 thousand roubles, or 128,7 thousand UAH.