Britons suspected of garlic smuggling

Two Britons suspected of masterminding a smuggling ring involving more than a ton of Chinese garlic are wanted by Swedish police.

Prosecutor Thomas Ahlstrand said the men shipped the garlic to Norway by boat, where it entered the country duty-free as being in transit. They then drove it across the Swedish border, avoiding Swedish import duties.

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They avoided 10 million euros (£8.1 million) in Swedish taxes through the scheme.