the fraud squad has on Wednesday arrested six persons in a case of fraud, for 220 million dollars. It informs the public prosecutor.
The alleged crime must have happened at that there are issued fictitious invoices to more than 600 companies.
On the way were scammed tax and vat, just as that happened, money laundering, believe the authorities.
a total Of 22 locations in three different police districts on the island of Zealand have been searched. Companies as well as private addresses have been visited.
Two of those arrested will on Thursday go before a judge with the requirement of pre-trial detention, according to a press release. Grundlovsforhørene takes place in Copenhagen city Court.
the tax administration and several police districts have participated in the investigation of the network, as vicepolitiinspektør Christian Jakobsen refers to as extremely professional and well organized.
- It is our view that the people in the network have sought to expand and enhance the fraud, until they were stopped today, he says.
the fraud squad has also collaborated with The Police and with the special committee on Special Investigations to the East, SEØ, which is working to unravel the organized crime.
Also a section in the tax administration has participated, and vice president Katherine Penny says in the press release that you have had a close cooperation with the police and the public prosecutor's office. Tax administration has given skattefaglig assistance, it says.
already have SEØ cooperation with the fraud squad about a second case, which is called 'Operation Greed', and which also addresses money laundering and fraud with tax and vat.
In the case of 17 men and three companies indicted. The accusation is about money laundering of 530 million crowns and on the avoidance of 297 million in tax, vat and social security contributions.
In the 'Operation Greed' is a part about 5000 alleged false invoices.