Komi: Businessman imprisoned to 2 years for concealing 45 mln rub from tax inspectorate
In the Republic of Komi, Director of Lukos Dmitry Kostenko has been sentenced to two years' imprisonment.
The court has found the man guilty of tax evasion on an especially large scale (item b part 2 of Art. 199 of the Russian Criminal Code).
During the investigation and subsequent trial, experts found that the businessman evaded paying taxes from his company's activity in the period from 2010 to 2012. He entered false information in the tax returns and thus managed to conceal more than 45 million rubles from the payment of taxes.
The court of second instance has found Dmitry Kostenko guilty and sentenced him to 2 years in a general regime colony. In addition, he has been denied the right to engage in any activity associated with the implementation of organizational, regulatory and administrative functions for three years.
Since early February, there has been a preventive operation of the National Police of Ukraine in cooperation with the border and migration services called ‘Migrant’. Its aim is to identify and expel thieves in law and foreign crime lords out of the country.