Primorye: smuggling of valuable forest worth $626.300 into China revealed

Primorye: smuggling of valuable forest worth $626.300 into China revealed

19 criminal cases were initiated.

In Ussuriysk, customs officers revealed 2.3 thousand cubic meters of valuable Mongolian oak and Manchurian ash worth 40.7 million rubles ($626.300) smuggled to China.

According to the Ussuri customs, an entrepreneur from Vladivostok, on the order of Chinese citizens, used the details of the company, whose director was a figurehead. In fact, the Primorye citizen illegally moved lumber across the border leading this company.

19 criminal cases were initiated under the Illegal Transfer of Important Resources on a large scale article, the sanction of which provides for up to seven years in prison.

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