INDICTMENT ISSUED FOR ILLICIT TRADE IN EXCISE PRODUCTS06.10.2021. 12:58
A Prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina has issued an Indictment against the following person:
- Fahret Pivić, born in 1967 in Zenica, a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This accused person is charged with illegally acquiring, for a longer period of time during 2019 and 2020, a larger quantity of tobacco, tobacco products and cigarettes from persons known to him, which were not marked with excise stamps of the Indirect Taxation Authority (ITA) of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Having procured the said tobacco and tobacco products, he put them on the market and sold them in the area of Zenica and Kakanj, and thus he acquired unlawful material gain and incurred damage to the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina and its citizens, as he was placing on the market the tobacco products that did not satisfy the prescribed standard of quality control and correctness.
During the search of the house used by the suspect, a larger quantity of cigarettes and tobacco without appropriate control and supervisory stamps of Bosnia and Herzegovina was found and seized.
The aforementioned accused person is charged with having committed the continued criminal offense of Illicit Trade in Excise Products, referred to in Article 210a, paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in conjunction with Article 54 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Indictment has been forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.
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