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Customs detected 353 violations by air

08:51 | 01/07/2016

VCN- In  the  first 6 months of 2016, the Customs sector has lead and coordinated arrests in 353 cases of violation with estimated goods value over VND 14 billion through aviation routes.

customs detected 353 violations by air
Customs force inspected and seized 105pieces of ivory at Noi Bai International Airport. Photo: Q.H

According to the General Department of Customs, the last months of 2015 and early 2016, smuggling, illegal transportation of cargo on air route was quite diverse, with new methods, sophisticated illegal operations. The area of ​​operation of crime groups is mainly regional international airports: Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat and Da Nang; Immigration procedures area, airfields, import and export goods procedures point, TCS warehouse and cargo inspection.

Smugglers take advantages of the export - import policy, applying the transit declaration form to falsely register their shipment or transit shipments requiring specialized licenses...

The General Department of Customs has directed to the inspective force implement the direction of the Government, the 389 National Steering Committee, the Ministry of Finance on preventing and anti- smuggling and commercial fraud.

General Deparment of Customs has done good work of collecting information, monitoring the situation at the local level and completing the legal basis related to Customs control activities.

Also, Customs promotion of modernization on prevention and anti-smuggling is effective in use of the Customs Supervision Division’s online data connection, images from Customs Branches, Customs procedures check points, all contributing to prevention of smuggling and reducing losses of revenue to the state budget.

customs detected 353 violations by air Customs arrested the man trafficking more than 1.7 kg of cocaine

VCN- On 12-6, Tan Son Nhat International Airport Customs Branch- HCM City Customs Department coordinated with the ...

Through processing, Customs forces seized 15 military rifles; 1 shotgun; 1,000 rounds of ammunition; 1 binoculars; 181 pieces of military equipments; 4 daggers; 2,029 grams of heroin; 2,58kg crystal meth; 3,64 kgs of marijuana; 1.84 kg of cocaine; 372.7 kg and 105 pieces of ivory.

Typically, on 29-3, Anti-Smuggling and Investigation Department (Customs Department) found and seized 238 kg of ivory and 248 kg of pangolin scales from abroad to Vietnam via Noi Bai International Airport.

Earlier, on 4-2, Tan Son Nhat International Airport Customs Branch (HCM City Customs Department) inspected the imported consignments sent from Sao Paulo, Brazil, seized 1.84 kg of cocaine.

For some last months of 2016, the General Department of Customs has completed its system of documents related to customs control; boosting up works for collecting information, monitor real situation at the local, direct the team, release warnings on time, as well as providing guidance for better customs control to the entire sector.

At the same time, the General Department of Customs also urges, direct the sub department for more effective implementation of plans, thematic; better implementation of professional measures, more strict control items causing aviation safety and security, combating and dismantling the line, dens; and strictly treating the head to stop any act of violating.

By Quang Hung/Hoang Loan