On 31 May, the Hindustan Times reported that a Rolls-Royce Phantom in Italy has been seized by the authorities because it used illegal crocodile leather inside the cabin for seats and upholstery.  It is said that the car was customised by an aftermarket workshop and reportedly being imported to Italy from Russia.  The owner is likely to face heavy fines and will probably have to remove the interior as well.

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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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