Transcarpathian "tunnel" swindled Slovakia out of EUR 50 million (video)

21 July 2012 10:23  153217131 217622
Transcarpathian "tunnel" swindled Slovakia out of EUR 50 million (video)

A year of using the tunnel at the Ukrainian-Slovak border as a channel for smuggling brought Slovakia 50 million euros damages of unpaid excise tax. Such an assumption has been made by the ​​chairman of Slovak state treasury Peter Kasimir, Slovak media reported.

Within three weeks, 35 police officers have been watching the crime scene. As a result, one of the organizers has been arrested, an entrepreneur, who had been using the rented land, and a truck driver.

13,100 cartons of cigarettes have been seized in the place of detecting the tunnel. Slovak experts believe that the equipment of the "transit corridor" allows suggest that it was built by mining technology. The length of the "Slovak" segment is 480 meters from the overall 700.
Source: http://zaholovok.com.ua 

 

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