40,600 pieces of cigarettes seized in car in East Bulgaria


Customs officers seized some 40,600 pieces (2,030) boxes of illegal cigarettes from a bus and a car.
A mobile customs group, in cooperation with officers with the Chief Directorate for Fight against Organised Crime, stopped for a check a VW Golf car, travelling from the town of Provadia to the town of Soborovo. Around 3 master-boxes (1,490 boxes) of Veve cigarettes were found in car's trunk.
In another check - on a bus with Bulgarian registration, customs officers from the Kulata checkpoint, found some 540 boxes of Karelia Blue cigarettes in the luggage of one of the passengers.