Container of illegal cigarettes seized at Kulata border checkpoint


2010-11-11

Container of illegal cigarettes was seized by customs staff in the region of Kulata border checkpoint. This evening, around 18.30 pm, customs officers stopped to check a container traveling from Greece to Bulgaria. According to the documents presented the container was transporting cardboard games for children, imported from China and with imposed customs duty in Greece. Goods travel to Sofia, and carrier is a Bulgarian company. After scanning with X-ray the container was offloaded. Customs officers found that games are only "stopper", but most part of the container is filled with cigarettes.