40kg of hand-rolling tobacco, contraband cigarettes seized at Malko Tarnovo checkpoint


2011-03-14

Some 40 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco and some 7,000 (350 boxes) of contraband cigarettes have been seized by customs inspectors at the Malko Tarnovo customs checkpoint on Friday in the frames of checks on two passenger's buses, the press office of the National Customs Agency informed.
The buses were travelling on regular runs from Turkey to Bulgaria. Both buses were with Turkish registration.
In the frames of a thorough check, customs officers found two separate black plastic bags full of a total of 40kilos of hand-rolling tobacco. In other black plastic bags, customs officers found 7,000 pieces of contraband cigarettes without excise stamp.