The investigators came to check the Oriflame office in Moscow

Law enforcement officials came to check the office of the cosmetics company Oriflame in Moscow. This was stated by the representative of the company.

According to her, this is not a search, the police came in about ten in the morning and now I communicate with the company management, the seizure of documents does not occur. The office is operating normally, she said.

To clarify, what kind of division of bodies in the office and does the same work in production company, she couldn’t.

Informed that in the Central office of the Russian branch of Oriflame in Moscow and the Moscow region is being searched, reported “Interfax” citing a source.

“Investigative activities are held in the framework of the criminal case, which is investigating the investigating authorities of GU MVD of Russia in Moscow under part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code of the Russian Federation”, — said the source.

He also said that according to his information, the searches are connected with suspicion leadership of the company “Oriflame in Russia” in the illegal refund of income tax during the construction of major production and logistics center in Akseno-Butyrski the Noginsk district of the Moscow region.

“According to the investigation, the construction took place in the period from 2010 to 2014, and the documents which were provided by the company’s management, carried out a number of commercial structures. As payment, as I suspect law enforcement agencies, the General contractor has received 3.8 billion rubles., and some of these funds were cashed through front companies”, — said the source.

Earlier, at the end of April 2016, in the Moscow office of Swedish company Oriflame already passed searches. Then it worked by the staff of FSB of Russia, who explained the necessity of this procedure, the old claims against the company in Federal tax service (FNS). According to the source “Vedomosti”, the searches were needed because the investigation became known to the new circumstances of non-payment of Oriflame income tax a few years ago.

According to the NRF, in 2013-2014 Oriflame understated the amount of their income and listed the actual profit under the guise of royalty payments to the Dutch address of the company Oriflame Cosmetics Oriflame V. V. Later challenged these claims.