The Central Anti-Corruption Bureau detained another person involved in the “empty invoice printing house” case. Earlier, several entrepreneurs who used fictitious invoices heard charges. In total, the group was to issue nearly one and a half thousand of them, for a total amount of about PLN 23 million.
“Officers of the Warsaw Regional Office of the CBA detained a man in the Mazowieckie Voivodeship in connection with the inclusion of unreliable VAT invoices in the purchase registers of the company he represents,” the CBA press team announced on Wednesday.
Agents. during stop operations. they secured the accounting and tax documentation of the entity that used blank invoices. The entrepreneur allegedly provided untruths in financial documents. This offense is punishable by up to eight years in prison and fines.
“The recipients of empty invoices were several entrepreneurs”
According to the investigators, the group used invoices for fictitious transactions in order to reduce the tax liabilities that people who use them – conducting business activity – should pay to the relevant tax offices.
“The analysis of the collected evidence confirms that the scale of issuing unreliable VAT invoices reaches tens of millions of zlotys, and the recipients of empty invoices were several entrepreneurs from the Mazowieckie Voivodeship” – the CBA press team reported.
The detainee was transported to the Warsaw District Prosecutor’s Office supervising the investigation, where charges were brought against him, and the prosecutor applied the so-called libertarian preventive measures.
As the CBA points out, the case is multithreaded and is developing. More arrests are planned.
The last arrest in this case was reported in November. Several people from this group have already been detained.
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