In the Zhytomyr region, the head of one of the state forestry enterprises was exposed for organizing illegal logging. The losses amount to $90,000. The press service of the State Bureau of Investigation reports.
The group also included officials from the state forestry protection of forestry, a specialized forestry enterprise and individual entrepreneurs.
"The criminal group acted according to an agreed plan, according to which, during the allocation of plantations for sanitary felling, deliberately inaccurate information about the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of wood was introduced into the documents, namely, the available volume of wood in the felling sites and the number of trees assigned to felling were deliberately understated," the report says.
The culprits illegally cut down more than 300 trees of various species. They face up to 10 years behind bars for their actions.
As we reported before, on July 24, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine received information that a grass flooring caught fire near the village of Tryokhizbenka in the Novoaydarsky district of the Luhansk region