6,62 million pieces of cigarettes hidden in truck carrying tangerines


2011-01-04

6,62 million pieces of cigarettes, or 662 master-cases of cigarettes were seized in the area of Kulata border checkpoint, press centre of the National Customs Agency announced. The exact number of the smuggled cigarettes was announced after the customs officers finished counting. The cigarettes and the refrigerator truck with Czech license plate will be detained.
It was announced earlier this morning that customs officers selected a truck for a detailed check, which according to transport documentation should be loaded with tangerines from Greece for the Czech Republic.