34 illegal gas stations were discontinued in Odessa region

11 January 2020, 09:17
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Since the beginning of the year, 34 illegal gas stations have been suspended in the Odesa region, an information base of all filling stations in Odesa region has been created.

The first deputy head of the Odesa Regional State Administration Vyacheslav Ovechkin reported about it.

“As of January 10, 10 criminal proceedings were opened and 34 gas stations were discontinued. Within a week, mobile groups created a database of all gas stations in the region, more than half a thousand of them, and began methodically checking them all. Most attention is paid to those who have significant documents and fuel quality violations, ”said Vyacheslav Ovechkin.

Prosecutors have already checked more than 80 gas stations for open criminal proceedings. Illegal fuel worth 1 million hryvnias was withdrawn and illegal equipment worth 2.5 million hryvnias. Checks are conducted daily in all areas of the region.