Finnish citizen accused of operating as reseller of alcohol acquired from Estonia

  • 2020-01-08
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - A Finnish national is accused of doing business with alcohol acquired from Estonia and not paying taxes on said activity in Finland.

According to the prosecutor, the man left unpaid altogether 1.6 million euros in taxes when selling alcohol on his websites in 2014-2016, Finland's STT news agency said.

The man had two websites on which he did business with alcohol and cigarettes, among other things. Purchases made via the websites were delivered to the buyers' homes.

The man is accused of tax evasion and violation of the alcohol law. The prosecutor is requesting that the man be ordered to pay for the damage caused to the state and receive an entrepreneurship ban.