Border Customs Agents are key aid to fight laundering, says World Bank consultant.
The World Bank consultant and specialized in Mexican Border Affairs, Antonio de la Oza, said in an interview that the great challenge of customs in the country and the world are fighting terrorism, laundering and drug trafficking.
He said he has visited some offices in the country, and “they work very well operationally speaking, safety and, excluding the offices of the United States and Canada, Mexico is the office with great strengths in terms of land border.”
Benitez Real abounded before about the role of the Federal Tax Auditing and stated the importance of that authority seeking preventive action with the help of customs agents to events such as the triangulation of merchandise, which is a way of laundering drug money
Among some cases, he mentioned that the authority has found that companies make large imports of steel, aluminum and fiber without the capacity to process them.
Many of the achievements in auditing would be impossible without the participation of customs agents, who are those that provide information on irregular imports, therefore, explained, they seek to work closer with customs. “