05 December 2022,   09:20
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35 cases of storage, transportation and sale of excisable goods subject to marking without excise mark in large quantities were exposed - 40 persons were charged as accused

As a result of operative-searching and investigative activities carried out in September throughout Georgia, 35 cases of storage, transportation and sale of excisable goods subject to marking without excise mark in large quantities were exposed, for which 40 persons were charged as accused, 17 of whom were detained by the representatives of Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia.

As a result of investigative activities, totally 60,715 cigarettes of various denominations without excise marks were seized from the accused persons, intended for sale, total market value exceeds GEL 300,000.

Investigation is underway under the first, second and third parts of Article 200 of Criminal Code of Georgia, which envisages imprisonment from 6 to 8 years.

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