In the Odesa region, sand was mined illegally, with losses exceeding UAH 100 million


Militiamen suspect the director of one of the private companies in illegal extraction of sand in the Bilyaevsky area of ​​Odessa region.
According to the previous version, the private company received an official license for sand mining. However, work continued not only on officially permitted sites, but also in much larger areas.
The people involved in the case allegedly illegally sold the extracted sand to local private companies. According to police estimates, the total amount of damage exceeds 100 million hryvnias.
During searches in the office of the company and at the residences of the defendants, computer equipment and accounting were confiscated, which allegedly proves the illegal extraction of sand. In addition, the court arrested 12 units of special equipment. They also plan to seize other company property and the manager’s personal property.
The case was qualified under Part 1 of Art. 240 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Currently, law enforcement officers are preparing to report the suspicion to the director of the company that was engaged in sand mining.