Employees of tax inspection are accused of 1.3 mln USD fraud
12:00, 7 September 2016

Employees of tax inspection are accused of 1.3 mln USD fraud

Civil servants face eight years in prison for financial crimes

12:00, 7 September 2016

1.3 mln USD 1
Prosecutor's Office of Kyiv region

The searches in one of the tax inspections of the Chief Administration of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine in Kyiv region exposed employees of the service in financial malpractice for about 1.3. million USD. This was reported by the Prosecutor's Office of Kyiv region.

According to the prosecutor's office, searches were carried out on August 31 and September 2, 2016. The prosecutor's office officers have also searched the vehicles of the defendants, found and seized documents, weapons and a substance similar to cannabis.

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It is reported that investigators have established the fact of involvement of the Tax Inspection officials in concealment of financial transactions by a business entity, which formed the fictitious tax credit in the amount of more than 1.3 million USD.

Criminal proceedings on abuse of power or authority are initiated.

Intruders face five to eight years in prison with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for up to three years.

Currently, pretrial investigation is underway.

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