BOC seizes P770M contraband; 33 charged PortCalls Asia


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Smuggled vehicles, cigarettes and illegal drugs were among the P769.67 million worth of contraband seized by the Bureau of Customs from January 1 to February 11 BOC filed 11 criminal cases against 30 suspects and three administrative cases against customs brokers BOC completes inspection and investigation of 128 bonded warehouses, and orders closure of 75 The Bureau of Customs seized P769.67 million worth of goods from January 1 to February 11 this year from 33 search and seizure operations that yielded mostly illicit shipments of vehicles, cigarettes and other tobacco products, and illegal drugs. Preliminary data reported by BOC showed...