Customs officers at Lesovo checkpoint find smuggled cigarettes car tyres


2011-02-08
Customs inspectors at Lesovo customs checkpoint have found and confiscated large amount of smuggled cigarettes in the tyres of two cars - BMW and Renault, with Bulgarian registration. The seizure was realised in cooperation with Border Police.
The vehicles were entering the territory of the country from Turkey.
The cigarettes were found during a customs check with a smuggling detector.
Some 7,740 pieces (387 boxes) of KING and Victory cigarettes were found in the tyres of the BMW car, while other 6,000 pieces (300 boxes) of KING RED cigarettes - in the tyres of the Renault car.
Other 2,000 pieces (100 boxes) of smuggled Victory cigarettes were found in a car at Lesovo checkpoint.