Police bust wine merchants for tax evasion
German and Italian authorities investigating customs workers09 October, 13:50
Authorities seized seven companies, real estate and bank accounts worth 15 million euros as part of probes. Three officials for the Italian customs agency in Naples and Bari are also being probed.
Investigators said that ring members could be charged with international tax evasion and criminal association. The operation was carried out by Italian customs agents together with German police.