Customs officers at Lesovo checkpoint seize gas bottle with 10,000 blank cigarettes


2012-03-14

Customs inspectors at the Lesovo checkpoint stopped a car with Bulgarian registration, travelling from Bulgaria to Turkey, and discovered a gas bottle full of 10,000 blank cigarettes with a filter, the press office of the National Customs Agency announced.
The vehicle was driven by a 21-year-old Bulgarian national with initials G.V. from the town of Yambol.
Some 7 days ago the customs inspectors at Lesovo found another gas bottle full of cigarettes.
Since the beginning of March, customs authorities at Lesovo have foiled 26 cigarette smuggling attempts.