Among the cars destroyed by ruthless tracks were Lexus, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Jaguar and Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. The total cost of the destroyed cars amounted to 1,2 million dollars. The crushed remains of the cars were handed over to scrap metal buyers.
Thus, the Philippine authorities celebrated the 116th anniversary of the founding of the National Bureau of Customs Control.
This practice deserves the closest attention.
Yes, we all saw Dutch cheeses and Polish apples crushing, deserving only for bulldozers to pass through them. But let’s try to imagine that a bulldozer will drive through luxury foreign cars caught by a corrupt official. Let’s fantasize about how, by launching a “caliber”, a yacht of some oligarch whose fortune is made by criminal means will be sunk.
Fantasy? Yes. Bust? Maybe.
But perhaps it is precisely such tough measures that can bring to life the people who completely “lost their shores”, throwing their hands in budgets and abusing official powers for personal enrichment?