Large amount of cigarettes seized in Samokov


2010-05-05

In the frames of an action at a whole and retail sale warehouse on Makedonia Street in the town of Samokov, authorities found 59 bottles of high-spirit alcohol with expired excise label and plastic bottles with broach alcohol without excise label.
Authorities also found 37 boxes of cigarettes with expired excise label.
Inspectors' attention was attracted by an Opel car, parked in front of the warehouse, in which customs officers found large amount of cigarettes without or with expired excise label.
Authorities found a total of 13,994 boxes (279,080 pieces) of cigarettes without excise label:
155 boxes of ESE Black; 25 - ESER Blue; 218 - Raquel Slims; and 236 Victory Blue.
The action was conducted in cooperation between teh National Customs Agency and the National Directorate for Combating organbized Crime.