Grigoriopol city court of the self-proclaimed Transnistrian republic, sentenced yesterday, November 14, Sergei Kolesnikov, aged 60, to one year of imprisonment. In addition, Kolesnikov was ordered to pay a fine of 155 190 Transnistrian rubles ($ 10193).
The court found Kolesnikov guilty of tax evasion in especially large proportions. As the investigation established, Serghei Kolesnikov, the founder and director of Luci Moldavii LLC, conducted business activities in the period between 1 January 2013 and until 23 September 2015, avoiding paying taxes. He also evaded payment of lease payment for use of agricultural land.
The total amount of damage, set by the court, is 325 000 Transnistrian rubles.