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EU court rules against Britain in China customs fraud case

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The European Commission says the EU budget lost 2.7 billion euros ($2.9 billion) from 2011 to 2017. It complained that importers into Britain evaded a large amount of customs duties with false invoices and artificially low value declarations for Chinese textiles and footwear.
5 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Reuters

EU court rules against UK over multibillion-euro customs fraud

The European Union's top court ruled against Britain on Tuesday, upholding a claim from the European Commission that the former EU member should pay the billions of euros it failed to collect due to import fraud.

5 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

UK faces large EU bill over Chinese imports fraud

The British government faces paying a hefty charge to the EU after the European court of justice ruled it had been negligent in allowing criminal gangs to flood European markets with cheap Chinese-made clothes and shoes. Publishing its final ruling on Tuesday, the court concluded that the UK as member state had “failed to fulfil its obligations” under EU law to combat fraud and collect the correct amount of customs duties and VAT on imported...

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

UK facing significant EU customs repayments over Chinese import fraud failings

The European Court of Justice found the British Government failed to combat fraud relating to undervalued imports of textiles and footwear from China.

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Telegraph

UK faces paying Brussels billions after ECJ ruling on Chinese shoe scam

Court says UK failed to prevent fraud that cost EU customs duties when it was a member state

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Al Jazeera

EU court rules UK must pay billions of euros after import fraud

The Court of Justice of the EU says the UK must compensate the EU for failing to crack down on 2011-2017 import fraud.

5 months ago·Qatar
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Euronews

EU court rules against UK over multi-billion-euro import fraud

BRUSSELS -The European Union’s top court ruled against Britain on

5 months ago·France
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