Customs officers prevented attempt of export to Ukraine through Bryansk oblast party iPhone cost about 3 million rubles. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the Central customs administration.
“During the customs control of the train, EN route from Moscow to Kiev, the conductor of one of the cars is not reported to the inspector of customs on the movement of any goods. However, when conducting customs control in specially equipped hiding place officials Volodarsky customs post were found hidden from customs control of polymer convolution, inside of which there were 50 phones 35 iPhone 5s and iPhone 6 Plus bundled with the package, headset and power supply units”, – explained in customs administration.
The conductor of the car, the citizen of Ukraine living in Chernigov, pleaded by the carrier of the goods, and explained that iPhone are for sale in Ukraine. But under current law she was obliged to declare the phone or in writing. ‘Free market value of the party of Apple’s iPhone smartphones in the domestic market of the Russian Federation is 2 705 580 million rubles”, – said at the customs Department.
Concerning the citizen of Ukraine initiated case on administrative offense under part 2 of article 16.1 of the administrative code (concealment of goods from customs control by use of hiding places or other ways complicating detection of the goods).
Two more Ukrainian citizen caught smuggling phones in the train “Moscow-Odessa”. They were transported to 7 mobile phones iPhone 6 Plus that were in the pockets of their clothes. “Mobile phones in the amount of 14 pieces men moved without packaging in polyethylene bags. According to the conclusion of commodity expertise, in a free market the cost of the iPhone 6 Plus amounted to $ 504 000 rubles”, – said at the customs Department.