A businessman from Kemerovo illegally brought abroad more than 54 million rubles

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotoracconti baggage scanner in the customs control zone of an international airport. Archival photoA businessman from Kemerovo illegally brought abroad more than 54 million rubles© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

The Siberian operational customs initiated a criminal case on the illegal withdrawal of currency abroad, in especially large size, the fraud is suspected businessman from Kemerovo, said on Friday the press-service of the Siberian customs Directorate (STU).

The fact of the criminal actions of men, the customs officers revealed together with management of FSB of Russia across the Novosibirsk region. As found by the security forces to illegally transfer abroad of large sums, 34-summer kemerovchanin has registered two shell companies in the Novosibirsk region on the nominees (two Novosibirsk residents that are not related to the leadership and activities of firms).

«Through Novosibirsk firm-by-night businessman with false documents funneled currency abroad. Forged foreign trade contracts for the purchase of auto parts to UAE man provided in one of Novosibirsk banks. Thus, he was illegally transferred to the accounts of foreign residents, more than 54 million rubles», — stated in the message.

Operational customs office opened a criminal case under article «the Withdrawal of currency abroad, in especially large size», the maximum of which provide penalties of up to 10 years in prison.

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