P24.2-Million Worth of Luxury Cars, Steel Products Seized by the BOC

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) under the leadership of former PDEA Chief Isidro Lapeña seized P24.3 million worth of used luxury cars and overweight steel products at Manila International Container Port on Monday, November 27, 2017.



BOC's intensified efforts against illegal smuggling was due to the marching order of the Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez to step up drive against smuggling.

According to the report submitted by BOC Commissioner Isidro Lapeña, the illegal shipments came from Australia, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China.

Confiscated items by the BOC includes a used 2012 Lamborghini Glardo consigned to a certain Allan Garcia with address at Dolores St. Perpetual Subd. Paligui, Apalit, Pampanga; 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago consigned to a certain Veronica Angeles with address at 385 Sampaloc San Rafael, Bulacan; and a white 2005 Ferrari F430 shipped to a certain Mary Joy Aguanta with address at Blk. 5 Lot 33 Phase1A, Villa Trinita, Cagayan de Oro.

The shipments, processed by customs broker Christian Lao, and Roy Lasdoce respectively, which arrived in 2016 and May 2017 all came from UAE.

Aside from the used luxury cars apprehended by the BOC, a misdeclared shipment consigned to a certain Dorotea Sadang declared as personal effect and household goods was also busted by the bureau after x-ray machines produced image discrepancy.

Dorotea Sadang’s address, according to reports of MICP, is at 158 Andres Bonifacio Diffun Quirino.

Meanwhile, two shipments consigned to Hongtaisheng Steel Inc. was seized due to discrepancy in declared weight.

Source: PTV News

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