Five-year-old forgery surfaces now


The financial investigation department of the State Control Committee in the Brest region has opened a criminal case against a local businessman.

Ivestigators managed to reveale a financial forgery that took place five years ago. The businessman bought two French trucks from a German company and brought them into Belarus without customs clearence. He later used the vehicles for commercial activities.

The government has lost over Br88 million as a result of the deal. Investigators are now probing how the businessman managed to send the trucks across the border without clearence.