An individual entrepreneur who attempted to evade the payment of customs duties, convicted

An individual entrepreneur who attempted to evade the payment of customs duties, is found guilty

Almost four million rubles (customs payments, penalties and fines) are listed in the Federal budget.

12 June 2020 entered into force the verdict, whereby the individual entrepreneur guilty in committing a crime under part 1 of article 194 of the criminal code “Evasion of customs payments collected from organizations or natural person committed on a large scale.” The court has appointed guilty punishment in the form of a fine in the amount of 130 thousand rubles. The damage caused to the state, in the form of unpaid customs payments in the sum of 3 million 344 thousand rubles and penalties in the amount of 503 thousand rubles convicted reimbursed in full.

The circumstances of the case…

In 2018 in the course of verification activities, the Crimean customs officers together with representatives of the Border Department of the FSB of Russia on Republic of Crimea has revealed the car review, through which the implemented automotive parts vehicles under customs control.

During the further check it was established that the individual entrepreneur, a citizen of the Russian Federation, entered into a criminal conspiracy with the citizen of Ukraine, with the purpose of evasion from payment of customs payments in the large size for the temporary importation of foreign vehicles. During the year to implement their plans, they have attracted applicants who are citizens of Ukraine, who temporarily imported into the customs territory of the EAEU in the Republic of Crimea foreign vehicles for personal use with full exemption from customs payments. In subsequent imported vehicles, which were under customs control, individual entrepreneur dismantled and sold in parts through its auto analysis.

In March 2019, the Crimean customs initiated a criminal case under part 1 of article 194 of the criminal code.

Irina Khvostenko, press Secretary of the Crimean customs