9 cigarette smuggling attempts foiled at Lesovo, Malko Tarnovo customs checkpoint


2011-09-07
Nine attempts for cigarette smuggling from Turkey have been foiled at the Lesovo and Malko Tarnovo customs checkpoints over the last three days.
Authorities have confiscated some 16,540 pieces (827 boxes) of cigarettes without excise stamps, most of them with a ‘for duty free sale only' labels.
The violators are mostly Bulgarian nationals, who declared they are travelling for tourism purposes and said they have nothing to declare.