Customs officers found smuggled cigarettes in a truck


2017-12-28

6 600 pieces / 330 boxes / of smuggled cigarettes were seized by customs and border officers at Lesovo border checkpoint from a truck with Romanian registration. The truck arrived on 16 December 2017, at about 9:00 at Lesovo Customs Point. The truck carries metal profiles from Turkey to Romania, driven by a Romanian citizen. The vehicle has been selected for a thorough customs check by a customs mobile group team. During the check the customs officers found in factory cavities 330 boxes of contraband cigarettes all with inscriptions of the boxes "For Duty Free Sale Only", of which 70 boxes of cigarettes with the brand "Assos Red", 230 boxes of cigarettes with the brand "Karelia Ome Slims" and 30 boxes of cigarettes "Karelia Slims". The smuggled cigarettes were seized. Against the truck driver was issued an act under the Law on Customs.