November 18 2019
Policemen from Krakow crashed an organized criminal group dealing with, among others fictitious rotation of plastic granules. Six people were detained, including the head of the group Krystian K. Losses of the Treasury, the investigators estimated at over PLN 60 million.
Criminal activities consisted of issuing VAT invoices that did not reflect actual purchase and sale transactions of plastic granules. This was to fake transactions within intra-Community supplies and acquisitions of goods, resulting in a reduction or exposure to a reduction in the State Treasury’s VAT receivables by established economic entities in connection with participation in trading. In addition, the perpetrators undertook activities related to money laundering.