Customs officers seized over 3.4 tonnes of illegal alcohol


2017-11-17

Customs mobile group and customs officers from Ugozapadna Customs House seized 3487 litres of the illegal alcohol when checking in Petrich village.
On 14.11.2017, an inspection has been performed a registered and specialized small distillation facility in a private property with a house with a yard and storage rooms. During the inspection the customs officers found in two buildings, 2713 liters in plastic bottles with a capacity of 5, 10 and 11 liters, 774 liters in two PVC containers of 200 liters and a plurality of plastic bottles from 10 liters filled with a colorless liquid with a smell of ethyl alcohol without documents.
A total of 3487 liters of alcohol, without documents for paid excise duty and origin, were seized. Administrative penal proceeding been initiated.