Urals Customs Administration

An Abkhazian citizen will pay more than 2.5 million customs fees for illegally importing a car

Published: May 29, 2024 08:50

Officers of the Urals Operative Customs revealed a scheme to illegally import a passenger car to the Urals from Abkhazia without paying customs duties.

A 26-year-old citizen of Kirghizia transported a passenger car to the Urals from Abkhazia without paying customs duties

A 26-year-old citizen of Kyrgyzstan agreed with a citizen of Abkhazia to transport a premium-class SUV Lexus GX 470 to Russia under the guise of temporary import procedure
<As a result, the budget did not receive 2.6 million rubles. A criminal case under part 1 of article 194 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (evasion of customs payments) has been opened, and an inquiry is underway

Since the beginning of 2024, the Urals customs officers have identified and seized 10 cars illegally imported into Russia from Abkhazia. The amount of evasion of customs payments amounted to about 25 million rubles. 4 criminal cases were initiated on the revealed facts

Public Relations Department of UTU