In Moscow detained the producers of poor-quality gasoline

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in Photobacterium car at the gas stationIn Moscow detained the producers of poor-quality gasoline© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

Police, with the participation of Regardie revealed in Moscow organized group that produced and sold adulterated petrol, are the words of the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina the Wolf on the Agency’s website.

«Suppressed the activity of an organized group whose members are suspected in the manufacture and sale of low-quality motor fuel,» she said.

It is established that on the territory of the tank farm in the Taldom district, three residents of Moscow organized the production of gasoline AI-92, AI-95 and diesel fuel that does not meet the requirements of GOST. It is noted that they are «mixed low-octane quality motor fuels (AI-80) with various additives to obtain a larger volume of high-octane motor fuel (AI-92, AI-95)». Fake sold wholesale and retail at petrol stations in Moscow, Ryazan and Penza regions.

In addition, the surrogate fuel was sold through its subsidiaries in state institutions and municipal enterprises of Moscow region. The result is one of the companies was damaged about six million rubles.

Law enforcement officers during the searches, seized financial and draft documentation for production of surrogate fuel.

«According to the study, samples of fuels and lubricants do not meet the requirements of the technical regulations and can cause harm to the health of consumers,» added Wolf.

On this fact opened a case under article «fraud committed by an organized group.» The sanction of this article prescribes the maximum punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term up to 10 years. The suspects were detained.