688 cartons of illegal cigarettes seized at Ilinden checkpoint


2011-02-08

Customs officers at the Ilinden border checkpoint have seized some 688 cartons of illegal cigarettes, the National Customs Agency reports.
The smuggled tobacco products were found in secret compartments in two mini-buses, travelling from Greece to Bulgaria.
One of the vehicles was transporting small amount of citrus fruits, while the other was a passenger's mini-bus.
The confiscated cigarettes are of the brands Slims, Gold Maund, and Royal.