3332 smuggled plates of vehicles seized at Lesovo crossing


2010-05-13
Large quantity of 3332 pieces smuggled plates for 12 different motor vehicles were seized by customs officers at Lesovo customs office.
Contraband shipment was found in the driver's cabin of a TIR truck with Romanian registration. The truck was traveling in the direction from Turkey through Bulgaria to Romania. The driver has announced that there is nothing to declare except the goods in the load compartment for which he has submitted the necessary documents. In making a detailed check, it appeared that, in the cab were concealed various embossed logos for caps on wheels for the following tire brands: BMW, Audi, Volvo, Volkswagen, Opel, Ford, Renault, Dacia, Skoda, Toyota, Kia and Citroen.