8,724 boxes of illegal cigarettes seized at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint


2011-09-07
Some 8,724 boxes or 174,480 pieces of illegal cigarettes and 3.6 kilos of loose tobacco have been seized by customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo customs checkpoint.
Some 5,522 boxes or 110,440 pieces of cigarettes and 3.6 kilos of loose tobacco have been confiscated from 143 people crossing the border, who missed to observe the limit on the import of tobacco products.
Some 3,202 boxes of 64,040 pieces of cigarettes have been seized as a result of checks initiated following the risk analysis method. Customs authorities have drawn 52 statements of customs violations.