Kesko Oyj : Customs investigate the origin of screws and steel fasteners imported by Rautakesko

   Kesko Oyj : Customs investigate the origin of screws and steel fasteners
                            imported by Rautakesko

RAUTAKESKO LTD PRESS RELEASE 01.02.2013 AT 15.00 1(1)

Finnish Customs are investigating the import of screws and steel fasteners
from the Far East by Rautakesko and related markings of origin. Rautakesko is
cooperating with the customs authorities and sees it important that the matter
is cleared.

The customs authorities have conducted a tax audit at Rautakesko Ltd related
to the import and markings of origin of steel fasteners in 2009 - 2011. The
two persons suspected of tax fraud in the preliminary inquiry in the matter no
longer work for Rautakesko.

Further information:
President Arja Talma, Rautakesko Ltd, tel. +358 1053 20200 or +358
404635470
Head of Intelligence and Investigation Petri Lounatmaa, Finnish Customs, tel.
+358 40 332 2149

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