Volkswagen with counterfeit VIN was seized in Chop

14 August 2012 13:20  13818922 019423
Volkswagen with counterfeit VIN was seized in Chop

A citizen of Belarus made an attempt to illegally transfer a multivan "twin" with counterfeit numbers on the body through Ukraine to Belarus. 

 In his Volkswagen Multivan with Belarusian license plate numbers he was driving back home from Romania via "Dyakovo" customs post.     After detailed verification of the documents and vehicle numbers it was found out that the original vehicle identification number were mechanically damaged and retyped with new numbers which did not correspond to the OEM number.

Chop customs officers drew up a report against the Belarusian according to Part 1 of the Article 483 of the Customs Code of Ukraine for the transfer of vehicle with illegal documents though the Ukrainian territory.

The fate of the seized car worth nearly 100 000 hryvnia, will be decided by court, - said Victoria Sengetovska, the press secretary of Chop Customs.

Tags: counterfeit vehicle identification number, customs

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