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Used clothing shipment seized

By: - Reporter / @santostinaINQ
/ 07:48 AM August 01, 2015

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Friday announced that it has intercepted P52.5 million worth of imported “ukay-ukay” or used clothing at the Port of Cagayan de Oro early this month.

Alvin Enciso, BOC Cagayan de Oro-Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CDO-CIIS) chief, said his team stopped the release of 21 units of 40-footer container vans filled with assorted articles such as bed covers, bed sheets, pillow case, blankets, bags, shoes and prohibited used clothing.

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The shipment was intercepted at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, a subport of the CDO Port, between July 4 and July 11.

The shipment from Malaysia and Korea were all consigned to Greener Pasture Marketing. The customs broker was Abel Avergonzado of Purok Talisayan, San Nicholas, Buhangin, Davao City.

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