Customs officials seized contraband clothing, perfumes, cigarettes and silver in a bus


2010-03-08
On March 4, Customs Mobile Group carried out check of a Turkish tourist bus, traveling from Turkey to Romania. The bus was stopped on the main road E-80, and after that escorted to a hall for a thorough examination at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint.
During the check customs officers found 480 boxes (9600 pieces) of cigarettes of different brands without excise labels, including Assos slims (300 boxes), Marlboro white (29 boxes), Davidoff classic 100s (20 boxes), Pal Mal, Karelia, Eva Slims, and others. The cigarettes were discovered in secret compartments at the floor of the bus, driver's bed and the refrigerator.
In wall cavities of the bus as well as in the luggage compartment, customs officers found a large number of perfumes and toilet waters in different pickings. The total amount of perfume bottles is 518, with 500 of them were found distributed in 70 boxes and hidden in the secret compartments. The found perfumes were of famous brands: Armani, Paco Rabanne, Dior, Cucci, Nina Ricci etc.
At the bottom of the luggage compartment customs officials found bags and black bags full of clothing bearing the logos of world famous brands such as Adidas, Puma, Nike, underwear and socks, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, La coste, Adidas, Nike and others. The total number of textile products was about 1538.
During a check of a passenger's handbag were found 300 grams of white metal articles, which are labeled of silver with high sample.