Charges filed vs alleged smugglers
The Bureau of Customs on Monday filed string of charges against individuals tagged in alleged smuggling of different products before the Department of Justice.
Stanley Tan was accused by BOC of supposedly importing P9.4-million of counterfeit cigarettes and assorted beauty products.
The BOC also filed a case against Samuel Alvarado, a major stockholder and president of Pherica International Corporation, and customs broker Nazario Maglanque for smuggling of imported toys.
The BOC likewise filed a case against IT Malingco owner Tayuan Malingco and customs broker Erlinda Dumalaog for importing foodstuff, air fresheners, shampoo, and other commodities without the appropriate permits.
Another case was filed against Power Buster Marketing owner Marnie Seguiran for importing P1.6 million worth of fireworks and firecrackers that were misdeclared as footwear.