It is alleged the owner of the premises by a pickup in the administrative offense of Smuggling Act Retribution
The pieces have been confiscated made available to the Inland Revenue (Customs)
The Guardia Civil of the Region of Murcia, within the established services to prevent and prosecute smuggling has developed Operation 'IVORY' which culminated in the seizure of twenty pieces of ivory displayed for sale at a public establishment and they lacked the necessary documentation for this activity, so that the holder of trade has been reported suspicion of a violation of the Act Contraband Retribution.
Agents of the Nature Conservation (SEPRONA) of the Meritorious initiated the investigation after suspect through a public listing of Totana dedicated to the commercialization of antiquities, were offering ivory pieces may lack documentation regarding the provenance and ownership of these objects, an essential requirement for such activity.
The Meritorious held out an inspection on trade and could spot check the existence of twenty pieces of ivory, including four large tusks and various figures of different type and size, they lacked the required documentation were.
Some of the pieces were offered to the public for higher amounts to one thousand euros.
The owner of the trade, unable to prove legal ownership and origin of ivory pieces, has been denounced by incurring an administrative offense under the Law of Retribution Contraband.
The 20 pieces of ivory seized by SEPRONA have been made available to the Delegation of the tax office in Murcia (Customs and Excise).