Over 20,000 empty cigarette found a car seat at Lesovo crossing


2012-04-17

Customs inspectors at Lesovo customs office found a chest with over 20,000 contraband empty cigarettes in the backseat of a car with Bulgarian license plate. The car Ford Transit was traveling in the direction from Bulgaria to Turkey. At Lesovo crossing the driver and his companion said they do not carry any goods to declare. However, the customs officers carried a thorough inspection of the vehicle. The examination found two secret compartments - in the back seat and the ceiling of the car. There were hidden a total of 21,000 contraband empty cigarettes in cardboard boxes.