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The country’s tax collection agency, Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA),Cheap Jerseys From China Online, has accused a Kuru Kururu businesswoman of lying and of making false claims while conducting Customs-related transactions.Over the weekend, a lawyer for the woman, Manoj Narayan, said that he was preparing to file legal actions after GRA sent demand notices to his client on Friday asking her to pay in excess of $3M in duties and thousands of dollars in fines.The woman had claimed that she was a target of staffers of the Enforcement unit of GRA after refusing to pay a bribe of $500,000 or two ounces of gold.Narayan had said that his client claimed that she was promised that GRA was prepared to drop charges against her if she consented to testify against the staffers which included one Customs Officer.The woman claimed that she accepted an illegal offer from GRA staffers to pay them $400,Cheap Authentic Jerseys,000 for each duty free letter. She had imported five All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). She also claimed that she was being punished after refusing to pay a second bribe. The incidents are all said to have occurred this year.However, in a statement yesterday, admitting that it was aware of the case, GRA claimed that the woman, Marsha Chase,NFL Jerseys Outlet, made false statements of being a miner and fraudulently obtained letters from the recommending agencies. These letters were used to obtain duty free exemption letters from the GRA.“Her fraudulent act was unearthed when a Canter carrying one of the ATVs was intercepted by the GRA’s Law Enforcement arm and investigations were carried out. Ms. Chase claimed to be a miner, but when the GRA informed her that they will verify same with the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission and the Guyana Gold Board, she recanted stating that she was not a miner.”According to GRA, Chase said that she had mining operations during two different periods that were not legally registered.“In breach of the conditions under which the exemptions were granted, she sold the ATVs. She was told to bring forward the legitimate miners in order to have the claims regularized and the exemption granted to them. To date,NFL Jerseys Wholesale, this has not been done. Ms. Chase has also breached several provisions of the tax laws for which there are severe penalties.”GRA further stressed that the woman has not been able to identify one officer whom she alleged demanded bribe in spite of opportunities given to her to see several staff.“Ms. Chase kept changing her allegations day after day,Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping, and has not provided any evidence to substantiate the allegations she has made. How can the GRA chasten an official based on mere allegation without evidence? The GRA cannot operate on the whims and fancies of a corrupt individual. It is a criminal offence to offer,Wholesale Football Jerseys, as well as to accept bribes; and the GRA will condone none.”GRA insisted that it has measures in place to weed out corruption. The agency which has strongly defended its record of its fight against internal corruption was again critical of Kaieteur News.“Such subjective reporting not only inflicts serious damage on the image of an organization that has sought to address issues of corruption, but it also besmirches the reputation of senior and other officials of the GRA…It is time the public take a stand against such cheap press.”It also criticized the lawyer.“Further, Mr. Narayan ought to know better than to try persons in the press amidst allegations by a corrupt individual and without a shred of credible evidence.”
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