Plovdiv Customs Office seize over 1600 boxes of smuggled cigarettes


2010-04-13

Customs officers of Plovdiv Customs Office seized on Monday 1638 boxes /32 760 pieces/ of cigarettes brand Raquel and Tabaccus during a check of a private home and a hairdresser's in the town of Plovdiv. Part of the concealed tobacco products was without excise labels and other part was intended for duty-free sale with Duty Free inscription on them. The trade of the smuggled cigarettes had been carried out in the hairdresser's and the private home was used as a store for the illegal goods.
The check was initiated by inspectors of Plovdiv Customs Office and realized in cooperation with customs mobile group and Chief Directorate Combating Organized Crime (GDCOC).