Cigarettes, cigarillos and tobacco seized from three stores in capital city


2011-02-28
Customs officers have found and confiscated more than 6 master-cases of cigarettes, boxes of cigarillos and hand-rolling tobacco during checks at three commercial outlets and two warehouses in Sofia.
The operation was carried out by officers with Customs Sofia, in cooperation with officers with the Interior Ministry.
The total amount of confiscated illegal cigarettes runs to 3,111 boxes of the brands Assos, Karelia, Viceroy, and others, all without excise stamp. Authorities also seized 22 boxes of cigarillos and 25 packages of hand-rolling tobacco.