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.
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...