Trucker fined for trying to smuggle cheese into Canada

“A trucker must pay a fine of C$30,000 for attempting to smuggle nearly 8,800 pounds of cheese from the U.S. into Canada.” – According to article in freightwaves.com and its author  Nate Tabak

“Haissam Azaar was fined the equivalent of $22,000 on May 9 after pleading guilty to the thwarted attempt to bring the eight skids of undeclared cheese through the Landsdowne, Ontario crossing, near northern New York. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers found the cheese during a secondary inspection and subsequently arrested Azaar.”- Tabak also wrote.

Read full story and watch the video HERE

Source and credits: freightwaves.com / Nate Tabak, Canada Correspondent

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