A "waist" of effort for men who tried hiding duty-unpaid cigarettes at Woodlands Checkpoint

Two Singaporean men were caught with two packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden along their waistlines at Woodlands Checkpoint on July 19.

In a cheeky Facebook post titled "Looks like their efforts were “waisted", the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said officers noticed "unusual bulges" on the two young men about 8.30pm and 9pm.

The men were fined $600 each by the Singapore Customs for failing to declare and pay duty and Goods and Services Tax on the cigarettes.

Looks like their efforts were “waisted”

On 19 Jul about 8.30pm and 9.00pm, officers at Woodlands checkpoint noticed...

Posted by Immigration & Checkpoints Authority on Sunday, 22 July 2018