01.10.2012 / 16:23

Greece Halts Smuggling Electrical Appliances from Belarus

The Greek Tax Office discovered one of the biggest frauds illegal import of electrical appliances from Belarus. According to the investigation, the appliances were imported duty-free by Greek company Orbikom based in the town Koropi in Athens suburbs, which then distributed them to the wholesalers warehouses across the country.

The estimated damage to the Greek budget for the time of companys activity amounted to Euro 1.3 billion. A criminal case was initiated against the companys shareholders, as Greece and Us reports.

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