The Astrakhan customs officers opened a criminal case on the fact of evasion from payment of customs payments

More than 9 million rubles, according to experts, amounted to the market value of the smuggled goods which were in one of the cargo vehicles detained at the traffic police post “Erzovskijj” the city of Volgograd.

The result of verification activities conducted by the mobile group of the Astrakhan customs office in cooperation with the operational units in gorodishchensky district of Volgograd, had stopped the vehicle for the international carriage under control of the citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, transporting General cargo of children’s toys, Christmas decorations, sports shoes and silicone sealants from Kyrgyz Republic to buyer’s address registered in Moscow.

Detained goods of foreign production were not unified marks of conformity with technical regulations of the member States of the Eurasian economic Union, the documents confirming the legality of movement of goods across the customs border of the EEU, was absent. The amount of customs duties payable upon customs Declaration of the above goods is over 2 million rubles, which is in accordance with the note to article 194 of the criminal code is a large size.

On this fact the Astrakhan customs brought criminal case on signs of the crime, responsibility for which is stipulated by part 1 of article 194 of the Russian criminal code (evasion of customs payments committed on a large size), providing punishment in the form of a fine up to 500 thousand roubles or imprisonment for the term up to two years.

“In 2018 and 2019, Astrakhan custom was instituted 11 criminal cases on the facts of evasion from payment of customs payments, the amount of damage amounted to about 100 million rubles,” – commented the Deputy chief of the Astrakhan customs Vitaly Kukharenko.

Dinara Mazitova, press Secretary of the Astrakhan customs / таможенный брокер краснодар