UKRAINE NABS EX-CUSTOMS OFFICIAL FOR $5.7 MILLION CARGO THEFT

OCCRP on 13th August reported that a court in Ukraine had ordered the arrest of Denys Aminiev, a former customs official in Odesa alleged to be involved in stealing $5.7 million worth of cargo from sealed shipping containers.  An investigation detailed one scheme in which hundreds of shipping containers were relabelled in Odesa’s ports so as to dodge taxes levied on them. Customs officials and police were in on the scheme, said investigators.

https://www.occrp.org/en/27-ccwatch/cc-watch-briefs/8449-ukraine-nabs-ex-customs-official-for-5-7-million-cargo-theft

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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