During one day, the National Police of Ukraine has conducted searches in 18 illegal gambling establishments. Police seized more than two thousand units of gambing equipment and more than 300 thousand UAH.
Police has closed 18 underground gambling establishments operating under the sign of Internet clubs or lottery distributors. Some institutions functioned simply by changing their signs and names. To secure this illegal business from police, each casino was equipped with modern video surveillance systems.
Within the framework of criminal investigation, police officers documented the facts of illegal activity. After that, they appealed to the court to carry out authorized searches in these gambling establishments.
On November 15, in all districts of Kyiv, the National Police Department of the National Defense Department conducted searches in illegal gambling establishements.
Policemen have seized more than 2.2 thousand units of gaming equipment. According to the Criminal Code of Ukraine, organizers of illegal business are faced with a fine of between 170 and 680 thousand UAH. The amount of the fine will be from 680 to 850 thousand UAH if the investigation reveals that it is not the first violation of the law of the illegal operator.