An attempt to smuggle 2.5 tons of fur prevented in Domodedovo
As reported by the Federal Customs Service on its official website, Domodedovo Airport customs officers have prevented an attempt of illicit traffic of two and a half tons of fur products from the Czech Republic.
Officers of Domodedovo customs post confiscated a consignment of goods, weighing 2392 kilograms. According to the website, transit declaration was available; however, the documents indicated the import of Chinese fabric material to Russia for the production of blankets with a total cost of 10 thousand dollars.
In reality, the consignment consisted of costly garments made of leather and fur. In particular, under the guise of blanket material, the violators tried to smuggle 1146 fur and leather coats and jackets, 292 jackets made of synthetic material, as well as handbags, swimwear and footwear to Russia.
According to the customs, expert examination is currently estimating the cost of illegally imported goods. When the cost estimation is complete the perpetrators will be prosecuted.
After scaring Dagestan with inspections, arrests, and searches, the interdepartmental commission of the Prosecutor General’s Office and ICR has identified key priorities for the regional watchdog authority. After the crackdown on the old clan-based system, the management reforms became more constructive – however, another wave of criminal cases, terminations, and arrests is expected in the republic. The CrimeRussia was figuring out what other Dagestani officials are currently at risk.