8240 pieces of cigarettes seized customs officers at Kalotina crossing


2010-11-10

8240 pieces, or 412 boxes of illegal cigarettes were seized customs officials at Kalotina border checkpoint in four separate attempts for tobacco products smuggling.
In thorough check of a car "Peugeot" were found 195 boxes of cigarettes branded Viceroy and Floyd hidden under the front seats and dashboard of the car in cavities.
When checking the international train № 491 and № 293 from Serbia to Bulgaria, customs officials found 217 boxes of cigarettes branded Viceroy, Nero, Eva Slims etc. .. Tobacco products were concealed in the ceiling of the corridor and around the feet of two women.