518 master-cases of cigarettes seized in Romanian truck in Bulgaria


2011-03-14
In a joint operation Bulgaria's Customs Agency and Border Police have seized cigarettes without excise stamps hidden in insulation panels transported by a Romanian truck. The contraband goods were confiscated at Danube Bride checkpoint on Wednesday morning.
The driver is a Romanian national and was travelling between Athens and Constanta.
The seized cigarettes are about 518 master cases and of one and the same brand. The driver was detained.
Pre-trial proceedings will be opened.