The main sources of illegal shipments of smartphones to Russia became known
Smuggling supply chains of smartphones have become known Russia.
According to customs statistics, in 2022, most smartphones came to Russia illegally from the United Arab Emirates, Finland and China.
The largest number of crimes and offenses in this area were encountered in the North-Western Customs Administration and the Sheremetyevo Customs.
Over the past year, 3 criminal cases were initiated related to the illegal import of smartphones. This is Article 194 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation on customs evasion.
The total amount of non-payment amounted to 30.3 million rubles, and the cost of goods, the illegal import of which was prevented – 73.7 million rubles.
In addition, in 2022, smartphones worth 122.56 million rubles were seized.