Tax police in one of the apartments from the capital of Ukraine and seized 182 units of Apple products. About this informed the Deputy head of the State fiscal service Sergei Bilan. Last month it any more the first similar case, we are talking about the campaign against illegal imports.
According to the website Korrespondent, in one of the apartments Kiev were seized 57 iPhone, 17 iPad, 3 laptops, MacBook, smart watch Apple Watch, the iPod, the Apple TV set-top box. The total cost of production exceeds 1 million hryvnias or 2.8 million rubles. The tax authorities do not report products what store has withdrawn.
The pre-trial investigation and the proceedings will continue. It is noted that the tax police continues to work on overlapping of channels of illegal transfer of Apple products and the elimination of its sales network in neighboring Ukraine.
“The tax police continues systematic work on overlapping of channels of illegal movements into the customs territory of Ukraine with violation of customs and tax legislation of the Apple products and the elimination of network marketing in our country”, – said Bilan.
Last month it any more the first similar case: earlier in October, security forces seized equipment from Apple for 30 million roubles of the four Kiev shops, and conducted searches in several places for all the same reason – the import and sale of “gray” technology Apple. According to Forbes, it is not about “attacks” on business and on the campaign against illegal imports, which the representatives of the fiscal service has stepped up including coordination with vendors, rights holders, brands from the USA.
According to experts, Apple has a large number of tools for tracking sales of their equipment. And when within the region there is a huge number of smartphones on the background of low official sales, it can not cause issues. “The explosion regarding products Apple had to happen sooner or later”, – said the representative of the “big four”, asking not to specify its name. The catalyst was the launch of the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.