14,760 boxes of cigarettes seized by customs officers in the region of Sevlievo

Customs officers from Svishtov Customs Office seized 14,760 boxes of cigarettes in joint operation together with officers from Regional Directorate Combating Organized Crime - Gabrovo. Cigarettes were found last night during an inspection of cargo van in the area of Sevlievo. In the back of the van was made a "stopper" of household appliances (washing machines and refrigerators) and personal baggage, and the cigarettes were hidden in the interior of the body. Most of the illegal cigarettes were branded Gold Classic (12,280 boxes) and Raquel Slim Red (2000 boxes). The remaining 480 boxes were Raquel Slim Blue.