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Switzerland-based businessman jailed for smuggling

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16:37 CEST+02:00

A Belgrade court Friday convicted controversial Serb businessman Stanko Subotic in absentia and sentenced him to six years in prison for smuggling cigarettes in the 1990s, the Beta news agency reported.

Eleven co-defendants, including a former top customs official, were jailed for up to four and a half years.

Subotic, who lives in Switzerland, was convicted of heading a criminal gang which smuggled cigarettes in 1995 and 1996 and made an estimated €33 million ($46 million).

Former Yugoslav customs chief Mihalj Kertes, who was close to the late Serb strongman Slobodan Milosevic, was sentenced to three and a half years.

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