In the city of Boryspil, Kyiv region detained one of the Vice-General Director of PJSC “Odessa oil refinery”, which was responsible for the organization of fictitious export of oil through the refinery, said the press Secretary of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Larisa Sargan.

According to her, one of the leaders of the Odessa refinery was detained on Friday on the basis of the decision of seaside district court of Odessa the staff of Prosecutor’s office of Odessa region together with employees of the Channel region and the management of SBU in Odessa region.

“According to the investigation, under the direction of the specified citizen in the Odessa oil refinery decorated a dummy export in order of re-export through LLC “Laguna-Reni” more than 700 thousand tons of light oil products that are actually implemented and controlled by a criminal organization fictitious enterprises on the territory of Ukraine without paying the required customs duties and fees . As a result of such action to the state budget of Ukraine has not received taxes in the amount of more than 2.1 billion UAH”, – said the press Secretary on his page on the social network Facebook.

To the detainee it is reported about suspicion under part 1 of article 255 (participation in criminal organization), part 4 of article 28 – part 3 of article 212 (evasion of taxes in especially large scale, committed by a criminal organization), 366 (forgery).

Pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings proceeds.