Sofia customs officers arrest wholesale distributor of contraband cigarettes in the capital


Distributor of contraband cigarettes at Ilientsi market in the capital was arrested by Sofia customs officers. After a series of strikes against the lower levels for selling contraband cigarettes at the beginning of the week, customs officers reached today the organizer of the scheme. Following operational monitoring employees from Customs Intelligence and Investigation department of Sofia Customs Office arrested a person of foreign origin, who is organizing the "wholesale" supply with cigarettes for illegal distribution at Ilientsi market. In the warehouse, supposedly used for other goods was reviled the depot in which were stored contraband cigarettes.