Truck with over 800 master boxes of illegal cigarettes seized at Ilinden crossing


2011-02-08

Last night during checking of a Romanian truck carrying tangerines, customs inspectors at Ilinden border checkpoint discovered over 800 master cases of illegal cigarettes.
In examining the truck, which was with Romanian license plate and Moldovan driver, the customs inspectors questioned the cargo of the truck and redirected it for a thorough customs inspection in the hall of Gotse Delchev Customs Office. The check established that the truck carried more than 800 standard master cases of cigarettes hidden among pallets of tangerines. Work on the case continues.