Two men arrested after customs officers seize 4,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes

29/4/2022 6:17:00 AM

Two men arrested after customs officers seize 4,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes

https://str.sg/w8yPSINGAPORE - Two Singaporean men have been arrested after 4,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized by Singapore Customs.The duty evaded amounted to more than half a million dollars, said the Singapore Customs on Friday (April 29).

Officers saw the two men, aged 25 and 37, transferring boxes between a Singapore-registered truck and a car at a carpark near Lorong 8 Toa Payoh on Wednesday and conducted checks on them.One of the men tried to flee the scene but was stopped by the officers, and both men were arrested.

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2 men arrested, more than 4,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes found in Toa Payoh car parkSINGAPORE: Two men have been arrested and more than 4,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized at a car park near Lorong 8 Toa Payoh, the Singapore Customs said on Friday (Apr 29). During an operation on Wednesday, officers observed the men transferring boxes from a Singapore-registered truck to a

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sg/w8yP SINGAPORE - Two Singaporean men have been arrested after 4,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized by Singapore Customs. The duty evaded amounted to more than half a million dollars, said the Singapore Customs on Friday (April 29). interest rates and doubts about growth in Europe and China. Officers saw the two men, aged 25 and 37, transferring boxes between a Singapore-registered truck and a car at a carpark near Lorong 8 Toa Payoh on Wednesday and conducted checks on them. You have reached your limit of subscriber-only articles this month. One of the men tried to flee the scene but was stopped by the officers, and both men were arrested. The yen was last at 130. A total of 4,540 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were found in the two vehicles.0553, having hit a five-year low of $1.

The cigarettes and vehicles were seized.25 overnight following the BOJ's pledge to buy endless amounts of bonds daily as needed.. The duty evaded amounted to about $516,000 and the goods and services tax (GST) evaded was about $39,000. A packet of unknown white powder, suspected to be controlled drugs, was also found in the truck. 2016. Singapore Customs said that the matter has been referred to the Central Narcotics Bureau for further investigation. It reminded the public that offenders can be fined up to 40 times the amount of duty and GST evaded and/or jailed for up to six years. The uber-dovish decision set Japan miles apart from the Federal Reserve, where markets are priced for 150 basis points (bps) of hikes in just three meetings, and triggered a fresh rush of funds into the dollar ahead of all else.0500 down to a trough from 2017 at $1.

Vehicles used in the commission of such offences are also liable to be forfeited. Last year, some 463,232 packets of illegal cigarettes were seized in Singapore.S. One of the biggest busts of illegal cigarettes was made on Jan 13, 2021, when 11,285 cartons and 7,685 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes were found hidden in Chinese God of Fortune figurines on a Malaysia-registered lorry entering Singapore. Members of the public with information on smuggling activities or evasion of customs duty or GST can call the Singapore Customs hotline on 1800-233-0000, or e-mail .93 in the wake of the yen's tumble, was last at 103.