Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko
Security forces conducted searches in the ACU without special forces seized documents in the case of TEDIS Ukraine. This was during the briefing said the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko.
“The AMC is in the morning before the start of the day without the use of special forces came investigators for the seizure of documents attesting to the assistance of the monopoly and no statutory action by the leadership of the AMC. The fact that a number of other Ukrainian companies which wish to engage in distribution of tobacco products, has applied to the ACU to force cigarette manufacturers to break the monopoly and to cooperate with other distributors.
Despite their duties, the management of the AMC has not taken such measures on demonopolization of the market than according to investigators, contributed to the monopoly position of the company “Megapolis” – TEDIS Ukraine”, – Lutsenko told .
We will remind that the Prosecutor General’s office arrived this morning with searches in the building of the Antimonopoly Committee. At the same time, Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko said in Facebook about conducting searches in the case of a monopoly distributor of tobacco products TEDIS Ukraine and disclosure scheme particularly major tax evasion and withdrawing money abroad, including to Finance terrorism.
“Pre-trial investigation found that since 2012 to today, the actual owner of the monopoly a distributor of tobacco products of OOO “Megapolis Ukraine” (now – “Tedis Ukraine”), in particular the citizen of the Russian Federation by Cesium to which the decision of the Council sanctions which prohibit the withdrawal of funds from Ukraine abroad. Under the influence Kesaeva in key positions in the company “Tedis” designated person that all of their decisions in consultation with a member of the Board of Directors of the Russian JSC “Degtyarev Plant” – one of the suppliers of weapons to terrorist organizations “DNR-LNR”, – stated in the message.
The Prosecutor stressed that “to hold a monopoly firm has also received assistance from the individual state authorities,” but did not specify any.
According to the estimates of the Prosecutor General, despite the ban of the national security Council and the NBU via accounts of firms-transit countries for 2015-2017 was withdrawn UAH 2.5 billion.
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