798 boxes of ‘fake’ cigarettes seized

first_imgThere was under-declaration, accordingto Jaminola but he declined to identify the suspected owner because theinvestigation was still ongoing. BACOLOD City – A total of 798 boxes ofcigarettes with fake documentary stamps were recovered by operatives of theBureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Philippine National Police’s CriminalInvestigation and Detection Group from a warehouse at the Bacolod Real EstateDevelopment Corp. (Bredco) port at around 5 p.m. on Sept. 12. The seized cigarettes with fakedocumentary stamps were estimated to be worth P14 million. Operatives also seized the following:boxes of filter rods, staple wires, razor blades and hand saws. center_img The raid was effected after BIRreceived information about fake cigarettes there, according to BIR regionaldirector Antonio Jonathan Jaminola. Jaminola said penalty could reach P140million and a charge for tax evasion may be filed./PNlast_img read more

Memorial Day season debut for IMCA Modifieds at Sheyenne Speedway

first_imgLISBON, N.D. – IMCA Modifieds make their appropriate season debut at Sheyenne Speedway on Me­morial Day. The race program at Lisbon gets underway at 6 p.m. Monday, May 27. The VFW Color Guard will pre­sent and then raise the flag before the National Anthem, there will be a four-wide salute on the track and the National Guard will be on hand with a Hummer as the pace vehicle.   Remaining IMCA Modified dates at Sheyenne are June 30, Aug. 4 and Aug. 11.center_img “Memorial Day has and always will be a very special day as we remember those we have lost and thank those who serve to keep us safe in this great country,” said promoter Benjie Froemke. “Lisbon is also home to the North Dakota Veterans Home and we pay tribute to those who have served by recognizing them and thanking them for their service while remembering those who have lost their lives in preserving the many freedoms we enjoy.”last_img read more