Qormi man’s tax evasion up in smoke

The Customs Department is seeking the prosecution of a 29-year-old man from Qormi who was caught with 1,087,000 undeclared cigarettes. He was caught red-handed in the Tal-Veċċja area in St Paul’s Bay in a joint Police and Customs Enforcement raid.

He is being accused of hiding these cigarettes and trying to evade taxes which totalled €251,384.