Contraband worth 6,5 million hryvnia were seized by Chop customs officers

26 July 2012 09:18  21217600 018087
Contraband worth 6,5 million hryvnia were seized by Chop customs officers

Recently, two trucks, that belong to one person, driven by the citizens of Ukraine, arrived to the zone of Chop customs control. As a basis for cargo transfer registration the drivers submitted documents according to which they were supposed to deliver furniture, sanitary goods, particleboards ceramic tile and some other goods WORTH 913,428 hryvnia.from Italy to Ukraine

However, the quantity of goods that was carried in these trucks on the territory of Ukraine did not match with the declared. Therefore, officers carried out a complete unloading and unpacking of these goods.

The Sanitary wares, plates DPS and ceramic tiles were not found in the truck by Customs officials. Instead, carton boxes with brand clothing, footwear, handbags and purses, bed and table linens, carpets, jewelry, toys and lamps ‘travelled’ to our country. The total value of goods is 6 million 581 thousand hryvnia.

The value of goods did not match with the declared either. According to the labeling, the recipients of the part of goods were marked as different business entities from declared ones by the carrier to the customs clearance.

Thus, not only car drivers will be responsible for the offense committed. Under the provisions of the Customs Code of Ukraine, the carrier that did not take steps to check the acuracy of mentioned information and in case of failure of such inspection did not make the ​​relevant message to the international automotive note also will be responsible under the law - informs the press service of Chop customs.

Contraband worth 6,5 million hryvnia were seized by Chop customs officers (контрабанда-Березный) (DSC02821)
Contraband worth 6,5 million hryvnia were seized by Chop customs officers (контрабанда-Березный) (DSC02857)
Contraband worth 6,5 million hryvnia were seized by Chop customs officers (контрабанда-Березный) (DSC04761-1)

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