8,376 boxes of cigarettes seized by customs officers over last few days


Bulgarian customs officers have seized some 8,376 boxes or 167,520 pieces of smuggled cigarettes in the last few days.
The biggest amount of illegal tobacco products was seized at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint - 6,624 boxes.
Two thirds of the smuggled cigarettes were found in 62 separate cases, while the rest - from 63 passengers, who have been importing cigarettes exceeding the admissible amount.
Customs authorities have also found and confiscated 5 kilos of illegal hand-rolling tobacco.