Around 6,000,000 pieces of cigarettes seized at Kulata border checkpoint


2010-09-24

Huge amount of smuggled cigarettes from the Canary Islands have been seized at Kulata border checkpoint, press centre of the National Customs Agency announced. On September 16 at 3,30am customs officials stopped a truck for check due to the method for analysis of the risk. The truck with Bulgarian license plate had to be loaded with construction materials according to the presented documents but after the check it became clear that behind the construction materials there were hidden boxes with cigarettes - about 6,000,000 pieces.