P5.5-M shabu shipment seized at NAIA

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) intercepted recently two shipments of metamphetamine hydrochloride, more popularly known as shabu, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Deputy Commissioner Ariel Nepomuceno of the BOC Enforcement Group said X-ray scanning revealed questionable images in the shipments valued at P5 million that had apparently been misdeclared. The cargo seized on March continue reading : P5.5-M shabu shipment seized at NAIA

BOC to intensify operations against fake cigarettes amid TRO

In view of the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) issued by Judge Tita Bughao Alisuag of Branch 1 of the Regional Trial Court, Manila, in favour of Mighty Corporation, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) remains firm in their position to intensify operations against importers and manufacturers of smuggled and/or fake cigarettes. Following Judge Alisuag’s issuance of continue reading : BOC to intensify operations against fake cigarettes amid TRO

BOC conducts probe on seized fake cigarettes, to press charges

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has more reasons to pursue charges against those involved in the illegal importation of cigarettes following the statement of DOF Secretary Carlos Dominguez III urging both BOC and the Bureau of Internal Revenue to file cases against those responsible for the P2.307 billion worth of counterfeit products and cigarettes with continue reading : BOC conducts probe on seized fake cigarettes, to press charges

BOC intensifies campaign against counterfeit cigarettes and fake tax stamps

The government seized over P2 billion worth of cigarettes with fake BIR tax stamps in separate raids conducted yesterday, March 1, in San Simon, Pampanga and General Santos City . According to a report to Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon, five (5) warehouses in San Simon Industrial Park, San Simon, Pampanga were raided by joint elements continue reading : BOC intensifies campaign against counterfeit cigarettes and fake tax stamps

BOC to OFWs: “Be careful in sending balikbayan boxes”

Abandoned balikbayan boxes by US-based freight forwarder, RDR Forwarding, have been released by local forwarder Isidro Faderguya to Online Pinoy Padala (OPP), the Bureau of Customs (BOC) reported on Thursday, 23 February. Customs Commissioner Nicanor E. Faeldon clarified that said balikbayan boxes are no longer with BOC and it is now with OPP. These balikbayan continue reading : BOC to OFWs: “Be careful in sending balikbayan boxes”