Customs sues coral consignee
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The Bureau of Customs said that they are filing cases today before the Department of Justice against the consignee of an illegal shipment of corals in the country. Customs Commissioner Angelito Alvarez said consignee Exequiel Navarro will be facing suits for violation of Republic Act 8550, or the Philippine Fisheries of 1998. Alvarez added that Navarro can be a state witness if the consignee identifies the owner/s of the illegal shipments of marine species.
Customs sues coral consignee. (2011, June 2). The Manila Times, p. A7.
- The Manila Times