SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Police in Bosnia have detained several high-ranking customs officials, accusing them of tax and customs evasion and money laundering worth millions of euros.
The prosecutor's office in Bosnia said Tuesday the operation is part of an ongoing fight against corruption and organized crime, focusing on state officials.
Prosecutors said at least 10 people were detained. Some are customs officials who according to the statement were bribed to let trucks belonging to certain companies cross the border into Bosnia without paying customs for the goods brought in, mainly textiles.
According to Transparency International, Bosnia is one of the most corrupt countries in Europe. Authorities have recently begun fighting corruption and tax evasion more vigorously.
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There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings return today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.