AG wants Customs to account for million$$ in seized goods

The 2012 report of the Auditor General has taken the Customs and Trade Administration to task over its delinquency in making available for audit, files containing details of several consignments of seized goods.

In his 2011 report the Auditor General says that the Customs Department has, up until now, been unable to provide the Audit Office with 73 out of 774 files containing details of seizures of goods carried out by Customs between 2005 and 2010.

The report says seven of the files which involve goods valued at tens of millions of dollars pertain to seizures effected in 2005; 22 pertain to goods seized in  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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