Owners of the Cherkizovsky meat processing plant suspected of underpayment of taxes and the withdrawal of money in offshore
The leadership of the largest agricultural holdings – group of companies “Cherkizovo” – suspected of illegal understatement of tax rates and the withdrawal of offshore about 300 million rubles, reports TASS.
“Employees of management of economic safety and counteraction of corruption GU MVD of Russia in Moscow in conjunction with GSU SK of Russia across Moscow has revealed the facts of non-fulfilment of duties of a tax agent the management of a large agricultural holding, causing damage to the state amounting to about 300 million rubles”, – said official representative of Russian Ministry of internal Affairs of Irina Volk.
According to the investigation, malefactors for the purpose of illegal lowering the tax rate from 15% to 5% dividends were paid to the Cypriot owner of the shares of the agricultural holding through illegal offshore schemes. This owner shares the interior Ministry said “technical transit company.”
“During searches at offices and places of residence of the company’s management discovered and seized objects and documents relevant for the criminal case, evidence of illegal activities of the representatives of the company”, – said the representative of the Ministry of interior.
Earlier it was reported that the management of the subsidiary group’s Cherkizovsky meat processing plant suspected of attempt of plunder of 16 million roubles. In December 2016 on the given fact criminal case is brought.