8,200 pieces of contraband cigarettes seized at Lesovo border checkpoint


2009-06-16
Customs inspectors at Lesovo border checkpoint seized 8,200 pieces of contraband cigarettes, hampering two smuggling attempts in the last 24 hours.
The cigarettes were found in special secret compartments of two cars with Bulgarian registration, entering the country from Turkey.
410 boxes of cigarettes of ten different brands were confiscated. Two statements for violations under the Customs Act were drawn against two Bulgarian nationals.