26 master boxes of cigarettes seized in 3 operations at Kulata border checkpoint


2011-02-08

Some 26 master boxes of cigarettes have been seized by customs officers at Kulata border checkpoints in three different cases. The illegal tobacco products, mostly of the Capital brand, were found in a mini-bus and two cars.
According to the presented documents the mini-bus was supposed to transport citrus fruits for the market in the town of Petrich.
Authorities found 20 master boxes of smuggled cigarettes hidden under the fruits.
Other 6 master boxes of cigarettes have been found in the fabric cavities of two cars.
The total amount of the confiscated cigarettes runs to around 13,000 boxes or 260,000 pieces.