Intending to save 1.5 thousand euros on customs payments, the Lithuanian carrier can pay a fine 7 times more
The illegal import of an electric car into the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union was stopped by Grodno customs officers at the checkpoint «Kamenny Log». The cost of TESLA was underestimated by almost one and a half times.
According to the documents submitted to customs control, MERCEDES-BENZ and TESLA MODEL 3 passenger cars were moving in the cargo vehicle. During the verification measures, it was established that the real cost of an electric car is about 36.5 thousand euros. Thus, the Lithuanian carrier intended to save 1.5 thousand euros on the payment of customs duties.
According to the revealed fact, the Grodno Regional Customs started an administrative process in accordance with Part 3 of Article 15.5 of the Administrative Code of the Republic of Belarus. The sanction of the article provides for a fine of up to 30% of the value of the amount of illegally transported goods.
Based on the materials of the Grodno regional Customs