Thirteen people charged in a massive tax evasion case have been placed in police custody, the news website lidovky.cz reported. Among those detained is Iranian-born businessman with a Czech passport Shahram Abduallah Zadi. Another two people, charged in the case, have been released. They face charges of tax evasion worth 2.3 billion crowns they allegedly committed in oil trading; they could land up to 13 years in prison if found guilty.
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