Smuggled cigarettes found in BMW car at Lesovo crossing


2011-01-05

Customs inspectors at Lesovo border checkpoint seized 4180 pieces of smuggled cigarettes in the secret compartments of a BMW car with Bulgarian registration. The car was traveling in the direction from Turkey to Bulgaria on Tuesday. The driver and passengers have announced that they do not carry any goods or currency to declare. When the customs inspection carried out a check they found secret compartments in the back seat and in the thresholds of the car from which they seized 209 boxes of cigarettes without excise labels.