Ukrainian Tax Authorities Seize Counterfeit Medicines

May 4 2020 - 12:36

Ukraine’s State Fiscal Service representatives in the capital of Kyiv recently seized counterfeit drugs estimated to be worth more than EUR 100,000 (USD 108,000) while raiding the storage and residence facilities belonging to a group of people involved in the illegal importation of medicines.

The counterfeit cardiovascular, hormonal and oncology medicines were illegally imported from Russia, India and Turkey. Besides the medicies, the authorities also seized computer equipment and other physical evidence during the raid.

Prepared by: Valentyna Martynenko

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Source: Prosecutor’s Office of Kyiv website

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