Nola, prices too low: over 9 million euros seized for fraud

Nola, prices too low: over 9 million euros seized for fraud

Over 9.3 million euros. This is the amount to which a decree of preventive seizure carried out by the financiers of the provincial command Naples as part of an investigation coordinated by the Nola prosecutor against the managing director of a company active in the wholesale of food and household goods. The alleged crime is fraudulent declaration through the use of invoices or other documents for non-existent transactionscommitted in the tax years 2014 to 2020.

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The precautionary measure was issued by the coroner of Nola on the basis of investigations by the Economic and Financial Police of Naples, which allowed disclosure a branched sales tax carousel fraud scheme implemented with the fictitious intermediary in the commercial chain of numerous “paper” companies with offices between Naples and Salernas well as in Belgium, Bulgaria, Lithuania and Spain. Through the use of Invoices for non-existent operations issued by companies, without corporate structure and dedicated systematic violation of the VAT declaration and payment obligationsthe managing director of the company was able to reduce his tax burden on time, charging unlawfully competitive prices in the market compared to other operators in the industry.