Cases for smuggling and violation of customs laws have been filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against several importers and customs brokers, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Public Information and Assistance Division (PIAD) said. ADVERTISEMENT“We will be relentless in our efforts to apprehend smugglers and their cohorts. In one case, five individuals from the Malaya Multi-Purpose Cooperative allegedly misdeclared a shipment worth of P2.5 million worth of onions, apples, and pears. According to BOC, the products have been destroyed last September 14 at an accredited condemnation facility in San Pedro, Laguna. In another case, Marnie Seguiran who owns a company known as Power Buster Marking was held liable after importing P1.6 million worth of fireworks and firecrackers in the guise of footwear.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer September 24, 2018 06:33 UTC