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DSI starts luxury vehicle inspections

Tarit says first four cars raise tax scam suspicions

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The first inspections of luxury cars have confirmed suspicions about a tax evasion scam, the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) says. 

Officials check a Mercedes-Benz E240 to find out if it was illegally registered as a reassembled car for the owner to avoid paying expensive excise tax. APICHIT JINAKUL

The DSI began physical checks of luxury cars on Monday and five Mercedes-Benz cars were inspected at Thailand Post headquarters on Chaeng Watthana Road, DSI chief Tarit Pengdith said.

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