Assets and goods of the chain of perfumery stores Brocard arrested in Ukraine

Assets and goods of the chain of perfumery stores Brocard arrested in Ukraine

Assets and goods of the Brocard perfumery chain were arrested in Ukraine

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The Economic Security Bureau (BEB) of Ukraine arrested the corporate rights of two companies in the amount of UAH 881,000, more than 700,000 units of products and UAH 420 million in bank accounts. Probably, we are talking about the network of Brocard perfumery and cosmetics stores, owned by the owner of the Russian network "L’Etoile", Russian citizen Tatyana Volodina.

BEB analysts have established that these companies violate the requirements of tax, currency and other legislation of Ukraine .

Employees in invoices underestimated the sale price of the goods, and in the reporting they did not indicate the actual volumes of sales of products, as a result – the budget did not receive UAH 33 million of value added tax (VAT).

They also formed an artificial tax credit for advertising services from the mentioned related business entity.

"This led to an underestimation of the amount of tax liability for VAT by UAH 17.8 million”, – BEB notes.

The total amount of taxes not received by the budget from the activities of enterprises exceeded UAH 50 million.

As part of the pre-trial investigation of criminal proceedings under Part 3 of Art. 212 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (deliberate tax evasion), BEB detectives conducted searches in the offices and warehouses of companies, more than 700 thousand unaccounted inventory items were seized.

Podilsky District Court of Kyiv back in May 2022 seized 100% of the corporate rights of Brocard-Ukraine LLC, owned by the Cypriot company Indenon Holding Limited, and through it — the owner of the Russian network "L’Etoile" Russian Tatyana Volodina.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga