Bogor Customs in Indonesia has destroyed millions of dollars worth of cigarettes and alcohol to crackdown on potential tax evasion.
According to Okezone, the November 16th operation destroyed cigarette packs and alcoholic beverages valued at 1.29 billion Indonesian Rupiahs ($83,000 USD).
The Maowu Port announced the goods represented an estimated 3.28 billion Rupiahs ($211,000 USD) in avoided consumption taxes.
Indonesia frequently destroys confiscated illicit cigarettes and alcohol smuggled to evade taxes. Bogor Customs stated this destruction aims to combat underground sales of untaxed tobacco and liquor products.