9,400 pieces of illegal cigarettes seized at Kalotina checkpoint


2011-03-07
Some 470 boxes (9,400 pieces) of cigarettes have been seized at the Kalotina checkpoint, the press office of the National Customs Agency reports.
During an x-ray check, customs officers found a total of 470 boxes of cigarettes of different brads, all with Serbian excise stamps. The illegal tobacco products were found in a freight truck, travelling from Slovenia to Bulgaria, hidden under the bed in the driver's cabin.
The driver has been drawn a statement for customs violation.