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NAB should set a precedent by recovering billions from Maersk Pakistan: Waris Ghani

PESHAWAR. Waris Ghani, a Peshawar-based importer, said Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd not only evaded sales tax worth billions but also frustrated importers by delaying consignments to demand bribe and hidden charges. While talking with Customs Today, he said Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd looted the country through sales tax evasion and issuing bills without sales tax numbers, and NAB should not spare such gambling ... Read More »

NAB & FIA must recover billions of rupees evaded by Maersk Pakistan: Sultan Mehmood Malik

MULTAN: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) must recover alleged billions of rupees evaded by M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd in wake of sales tax. Said Sales Tax Fraud amount of Denmark’s shipping company Maersk and its subsidiary in Pakistan may be utilized in the sponsorship of blasphemous caricature contest. Importers and exporters should boycott the company to stop ... Read More »

NAB, FIA should take rigorous action against M/s Maersk Pakistan for non-cooperation

MULTAN: Tax authorities should take rigorous action against M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. for non-cooperation with audit teams of the Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) as the company is adopting delaying tactics in providing mandatory tax record for investigation. Intentional delay and non-cooperation from M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd in providing tax record to audit team showed their criminal intent and their ... Read More »

Biggest ever Sales Tax fraud: NAB asked to recover billions from Maersk Pakistan

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is asked to intervene and investigate the biggest sales tax fraud of M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd to recover billions of rupees ‘evaded’ money as the company is not cooperating with the Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) for audit. Commissioner Operations Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) Mohammad Amir said audit of M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd ... Read More »

Maersk shipping company should be brought to justice through serious actions: Syed Asim Shah

MULTAN: Mega tax evasion by M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd showed inefficiency of tax department as this huge sales tax evasion will put burden on the business community. However, shipping industry is playing the pivotal role in strengthening national economy as all importers and exporters avail facility of shipping companies for the clearance of their legal shipments after payment of due ... Read More »

SC should constitute high-level JIT similar to Panama case to probe Maersk sales tax evasion: Imran Ghazi

MULTAN: The Supreme Court of Pakistan should constitute a high level Joint Investigation Team (JIT) similar to Panama case for probing mega sales tax fraud of M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. Pakistan’s biggest ever fraud of sales tax revealed by Customs Today against M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd should be investigated appropriately for recovery of robbed amount. It was stated ... Read More »

Sales tax mega scandal: SRB Commissioner vows stern action against Maersk Line

KARACHI: Commissioner Operations Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) Mohammad Amir said that stern action would be taken against M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd after completion of audit by the Board as it is found that the company ‘evaded’ sales tax on services worth billions of rupees. Talking exclusively with Customs Today, Amir said that the Board will definitely issue a show ... Read More »

Customs Today exposes Maersk sales tax mega scam, SRB starts audit

KARACHI: Pakistan’s biggest ever fraud of sales tax is exposed by Customs Today where M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd has evaded billions of rupees sales tax in terms of services provided to its local clients. After Customs Today unearthed this mega scam of sales tax, Chairman Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) Khalid Mehmood has finally decided to conduct audit of Maersk ... Read More »

A.F. Ferguson may face criminal charges in Maersk sales tax mega scandal

KARACHI: Country’s biggest audit firm A.F. Ferguson may face criminal charges in sales tax mega scam of Maersk shipping line as Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) has appealed to the Supreme Court of Pakistan to take necessary legal action and start criminal proceedings against Maersk shipping line and audit firms including A.F. Ferguson and Co. The investigation agencies needed to ... Read More »

Maersk sales tax mega scam: Appeal to SC to take legal action for recovery of looted amount

KARACHI: Pakistan’s biggest ever fraud of sales tax is unearthed where Maersk shipping line has evaded billions of rupees sales tax in terms of services provided to its local clients whereby the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) appealed to the Supreme Court of Pakistan to intervene and investigate connivance of Maersk and Sindh Revenue Board in the alleged mega scandal. ... Read More »

Journalist community of Peshawar demands action against Maersk Line

PESHAWAR: The journalists based in Peshawar condemned threatening of media persons by Maersk Shipping Line. Customs Today which exposed the sales tax fraud of M/s Maersk Shipping Line and taking of extra detention and dummerage charges from importers bu the company. The senior journalist based in Peshawar Rahim Ullah Yusufzai expressed that government needs to support media people and provide them security ... Read More »

Danish envoy puts pressure on Pak govt in multi-billion Maersk scam

KARACHI: Pakistan’s biggest ever fraud of sales tax is unearthed where Maersk shipping line has evaded billions of rupees sales tax in terms of services provided to its local clients and transfer these huge sums to Denmark where anti-Islam leaders use this money in anti-Islam activities by publishing blasphemous cartoons, hurting feelings of billions of Muslims across the world. Maersk ... Read More »

MUJ expresses deep concerns over threats being hurled to journalists for highlighting Maersk mega scam

MULTAN: Multan Union of Journalist (MUJ) expressed deep concerns over threats being hurled to journalists and media houses for highlighting alleged mega scam by Maersk Line for charging exorbitant demurrage and detention charges from importers on clearance of their shipments. This was stated by President Multan Union of Journalist Abdul Rauf Maan in an exclusive interview with Customs Today the other day. He told ... Read More »

Pakistan’s biggest ever Sales Tax fraud: NAB, FIA asked to probe Maersk, SRB connivance

KARACHI: Pakistan’s biggest ever fraud of sales tax is unearthed where Maersk shipping line has evaded billions of rupees sales tax in terms of services provided to its local clients whereby businessmen of Pakistan have appealed to NAB and FIA to intervene and investigate connivance of Maersk and Sindh Revenue Board in the alleged mega scandal. According to details, Maersk ... Read More »

Maersk ban, Member Customs takes notice of blackmailing by shipping lines

ISLAMABAD: Amid reports of ban on Maersk shipping line as Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive, Karachi issued a notice to M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd and started the process to cancel license of the company for sheer violation of the Customs Act 1969 and SRO 1220(I)/2015, Member Customs Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Muhammad Zahid Khohar has also taken up ... Read More »

Maersk Line should be banned due to corruption and mismanagement: Senator Ilyas Bilour

PESHAWAR: Importers are shifting businesses from Pakistan due to huge corruption by shipping lines so the government should take notice of unjustified demurrage & detention charges taken by Maersk Line. Many importers associated with Pakistan Afghanistan Trade and Transit route have already shifted their business from Pakistan due to heavy losses. This was said by Senator Ilyas Bilour while talking with ... Read More »

FIA starts legal procedure against Maersk Line in Rs 15b demurrage & detention scam

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has taken notice against terminal operators and shipping companies in Rs 15 billion mega demurrage and detention scam and started legal action against the accused in this regard. FIA Corporate Crime Circle Karachi has started legal procedure by issuing a letter No FIA/CCCK/VRF-52/2018/5486-87 in this case. Another complaint received by the FIA demanded legal ... Read More »

Customs issues notice to Maersk for cancellation of license; goods loaded may not reach Pakistan

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive, Karachi has issued a notice to M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd as it started the process to cancel license of the company for sheer violation of the Customs Act 1969 and SRO 1220(I)/2015. Maersk Line and its subsidiary M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd kept on harassing and blackmailing importers to get additional demurrage and ... Read More »

Govt should take stern action against Maersk Line due to violation of SRO 1220 (I)/2015: Naima Ansari

ISLAMABAD: Violation of government laws is a serious crime and the present government should take serious action against Maersk Line and its subsidiary in Pakistan Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd due to  violation of SRO 1220(I)/ 2015 and for harassing and blackmailing importers to get additional demurrage and detention charges. This was stated by ex-Vice President of Federation of Pakistan Chamber ... Read More »

Shipping Alert! Cargo delivery at Pakistan ports may be banned of Maersk Line

KARACHI: Evidence has surfaced on ban of cargo delivery at Pakistani ports of Maersk Line and its subsidiary in Pakistan, M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd as Customs Preventive has started procedure to cancel their licenses under rules 603 (Q), 603 (R), 604 (Q) and 607 (E), others of SRO 1220 (I)/2015. Sources said Maersk Line and its subsidiary M/s Maersk ... Read More »