Fraud investigation police officers confiscated two tons of fish on Saturday, opened 18 criminal files for tax evasion and issued fines of RON 105,000 after raiding five markets in Bucharest. The raids started around 9 AM in the ig Berceni, Resita, Crangasi, Moghioros and Delfinului markets and targeted the fish sellers. Police officers accompanied by representatives of the National Fishing and Aquaculture Agency and Consumer Protection Office inspectors checked 31 companies and issued fines of RON 105,000 for the irregularities discovered, a press communiqué issued by the Romanian Police on Saturday shows.
Authorities opened 18 criminal files and confiscated two tons of fish. At the same time, police officers also confiscated RON 28,000 in undeclared sales. Police officers and inspectors checked the products’ documents of origin and quality, taking into account that this weekend saw a higher demand for fish. The day before similar raids target the Obor and Domenii markets.