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

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

Oleksandr Klymenko, head of the State Tax Service
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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. 

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