Philippine Customs Stops Currency-Smuggling

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On numerous occasions since 2020, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) succesfully prevented attempts of currency-smuggling, and seized the subject local and foreign currencies and other monetary instruments amounting to P33,128,870.00, based on the report by the Intelligence Group-Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (IG-CIIS) of the BOC as of July 14, 2021. The seized currencies originated … Read more

3 Philippine Importers Face Criminal Suits for Smuggled Goods

Manila, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs recently filed three (3) criminal complaints before the Department of Justice (DOJ) involving P86 million worth of misdeclared smuggled goods. The first case is against JANTHEARA TRADING INTERNATIONAL for the alleged misdeclaration of an estimated 2,500 bags of imported onions amounting to P3,315,350.96 last May 17, 2021 at … Read more