KyivPost

State Tax Service opens over 200 criminal cases in state procurements sector

Print version
Sept. 24, 2012, 4:07 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Oleksandr Klymenko, head of the State Tax Service
© www.president.gov.ua

Over 200 criminal cases have been opened as the result of checks on the state procurements sector conducted by specialists of the State Tax Service on September 1. 

As the press service of the State Tax Service reported on Friday, more than a half of the cases (104) have been opened on suspected crimes yielding income that then underwent money laundering.

Moreover, Hr 57 million was returned to the state budget due to the check ups.

"In particular, 47 case have been opened under Article 209 (the legalization of illegal income), while more than 50 criminal cases have been opened under Article 212 (large-scale tax evasion). Moreover, the tax service returned Hr 57 million into the state budget due to results of the checks in state procurements sector," the text read. 

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively debate. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. If you think that a posted comment violates these standards, please flag it and alert us. We will take steps to block violators.

KyivPost

© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at news@kyivpost.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.