The tax police in Kiev were seized in the online store a large shipment of Apple gadgets that were imported into the country in violation of tax and customs legislation. Reports resource Hromadske with reference to the press service of the State fiscal service (SFS).
The tax confirmed that it comes to smuggling, and the operation was carried out within investigation of criminal proceedings. On the basis of court orders in warehouse the Internet shop in the capital of Ukraine were searched, which discovered and seized 1127 Apple pieces of equipment, including 39 AIO iMacs, 9 monitors Thunderbolt Display, 120 MacBooks, iPhones, iPods, AirPort base station, Time Capsule, AirPort routers and accessories.
Estimated value of the seized property is 6.5 million (about 20 million). As reported in Facebook the Deputy Chairman of the State fiscal service Sergey Bilan, later it was sold via the Internet and retail stores.
As part of an investigation opened under article 212 (evasion of taxes, duties) found that the technique was imported with violations of tax and customs legislation. “All the seized goods had been imported into the territory of the country with violations of tax and customs legislation”, – stated in the message of the SFS. Investigative actions proceed.
As previously reported sources of these Internet shops, the searches in this case, most likely, will continue and will affect not only small retailers but also large.